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Pottery jug with long funnel neck and one handle. On lower and upper neck are shallow circumferential grooves, the uppermost is interrupted by lower end of handle; on belly are shallow vertical grooves alternately singly or in groups; on neck below lowest groove, are four symmetrically spaced alternating groups of two or three circular impressions. Both surfaces are polished: external surface is brown and grey, internal surface is grey-brown. Damaged rim and base; slightly burnt in places; near base is petrified sand with charred bones.
Diameter: 87 millimetres (mouth)
Height: 132 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Orlinska 2001
Findspot: Rehfeld; Landkreis Elbe-Elster; Brandenburg.
References: Klemm J. G., undated. ‘Catalog der culturhistorischen Sammlung des verstorbenen Hofrath Dr. Gustav Klemm in Dresden Königsbrücker Strasse Nr. 84. Einleitung’, Dresden, IV, 11 (1: ‘Kopfschmuck und Toilettengegenstände. Haarnadeln; 2-4: ‘Fingerringe. aus Bronze’); VI, 15 (5-15: ‘Gebrannter Thon. altgermanisch: complette Urnen’); Klemm, J. G., 1868b. A. ‘Germanische Alterthümer, British Museum, London (unpublished manuscript) nos. 551-554, 889-890 (1-4, 5-6: ‘Torgau’), 891-899 (7-15); Guide ‘A Guide to the Antiquities of the Bronze Age in the Department of British and Mediaeval Antiquities’, British Museum, London, 1904, pl. 6.6, 10 (8, 7); ‘A Guide to the Antiquities of the Bronze Age in the Department of British and Mediaeval Antiquities’, 2nd ed., British Museum, London, 1920, pl. 9.9 (6); Uenze B., 1990, ‘G.F. Klemm and his Collection in the British Museum’, London (University of London, Institute of Archaeology, unpublished thesis) 34, no. 11, pl. 16.2 (1), 19.4 (2-4).
- Not on display
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: Klemm.613