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Pottery vase with short conical neck and two handles. There are shallow broad grooves on the upper body which are horizontal uppermost between the handles and circumferential elsewhere. Both surfaces are brown-black and polished. The base is damaged and one handle is missing.
Diameter: 40 millimetres (base; c.)
Diameter: 61 millimetres (mouth)
Height: 90 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Orlinska 2001
Findspot: Schlieben (vicinity of); ‘Schlieben’. Imprecise location.
Objects with a findspot of ‘the vicinity of Schlieben’ are from various sites probably including Schweinert and Frankenhain cemeteries respectively, and the Burgwall earthwork. See chapter entitled: The Question of Provenance (p.33) in Orlinska 2001.
References: C VI, 15 (21: ‘Gebrannter Thon. altgermanisch: Fragmente’); VI, 16 (9-20, 22: ‘Gebrannter Thon. altgermanisch: complette Urnen’); GA nos 903, 905-915, 919-920 (9, 10-20, 21-22: ‘Schlieben’).
- Not on display
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: Klemm.669