- Museum number
Pottery cup with wide conical neck. There are circumferential grooves on the neck base. On the belly is a degenerate knob ornament: at maximum circumference are four small symmetrically spaced knobs enclosed above by wide arcs separated by bands of shallow wide vertical grooves. Both surfaces are polished: the external surface is yellow-brown and the internal surface is grey-brown. The rim is damaged.
Diameter: 67 millimetres (base)
Diameter: 100 millimetres (mouth)
Height: 95 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Orlinska 2001
Findspot: Schlieben (vicinity of); "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, 16 (23-27: ‘Gebrannter Thon. altgermanisch: complette Urnen’); GA nos 938 (MK1 742: “Ornamented one-handled urn H. 4 S.i., Diam. 8 S.i.” ‘Schlieben’,. i.e. H. c. 9.5 cm, Diam. c. 19 cm), 939 (MK1 743: “Two-handled urn H. 5 ½ S.i., ornamented and well preserved” ‘Schlieben’, i.e. H. c. 13 cm), 940-941, 943 (25-26, 27: ‘Schlieben’).
- Not on display
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: Klemm.743