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Pottery cup with wide conical neck, handle set with plug. On neck base are shallow circumferential grooves interrupted by lower end of handle, on belly are groups of opposed diagonal lines; below handle is an impression and a group of horizontal grooves. Both surfaces are brick red-brown and the lower body grey, polished. Lower body is slightly burnt.
Diameter: 66 - 75 millimetres (mouth)
Diameter: 39 millimetres (base)
Height: 59 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Orlinska 2001
Findspot: Rehfeld; 'Schlieben'; Landkreis Elbe-Elster; Brandenburg.
Cemetery: situated 'bei Rehfeld; (according to Wagner's label).
References: Klemm J. G., undated. ‘Catalog der culturhistorischen Sammlung des verstorbenen Hofrath Dr. Gustav Klemm in Dresden Königsbrücker Strasse Nr. 84. Einleitung’, Dresden, VI, 15 (‘Gebrannter Thon. altgermanisch: complette Urnen’); Klemm, J. G., 1868b. A. ‘Germanische Alterthümer, British Museum, London (unpublished manuscript) no. 918.
Cup intentionally presented with broken-off handle to demonstrate how it was attached (according to Wagner's label).
- Not on display
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: Klemm.673