- Museum number
Pottery cup with short conical neck with shallow grooves varying in width: vertical on the handle and circumferential on lower neck and upper body, the uppermost interrupted by lower end of handle. Both surfaces are brick red-brown and grey and polished. External surface is glossy in places; rim damaged.
Diameter: 87 millimetres (base)
Diameter: 210 millimetres (mouth)
Height: 125 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Orlinska 2001
Findspot: Schlieben (vicinity of); ‘aus Schliebener Gegend’; "near 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’).
Associated with V, 2.6.
- On display (G1/wp189/sh3)
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: Klemm.658