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Pottery collared cinerary Urn. Decorated on the bevel with sloping lines of twisted cord. On the collar are filled twisted cord triangles with an encircling line at the top and bottom. The rest is undecorated. Pink-grey fabric.
Diameter: 113 millimetres (base)
Diameter: 272 millimetres (mouth)
Height: 372 millimetres
- Curator's comments
Findspot given as Etal Moor.
In a rectangular hollow with two others. Possibly the primary burial in the barrow. Upright, and contained a cremation and traces of bronze. Just outside was a calcined bone pin.
Publications: W. Greenwell (1877) 'British Barrows', 403-5; J. Abercromby (1912) 'A Study of the Bronze Age Pottery of Great Britain and Ireland and its Associated Grave-Goods', Oxford, Clarendon Press, II, fig. 116; (1952) V & A 'Guide to English Prehistoric Pottery', Pl. 16.
Type of site: Round barrow.
Context: Primary in oblong pit cut into natural and covered by stones, upright contained cremation of an adult, and small fragment of bronze. Just outside the lip of the vessel was the point of a bone pin. Also in the grave were Collared urn registration no. 1879,1209.1383 and Collared vessel registration no. 1879,1209.1382.
Associated grave goods: Small fragment of bronze awl. Point of bone pin, burnt. See also 1879,1209.1382-3.
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