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Pottery collared cinerary urn with a cavetto zone beneath the collar. Decorated on the bevel with an encircling line of twisted cord at the top and bottom, between which are intersecting chevrons of the same technique resulting in lozenge patterns. On the exterior to c. 2 cm below the shoulder is herringbone formed by short lengths of twisted cord. Pink fabric.
Diameter: 167 - 185 millimetres (mouth;approx)
Diameter: 83 - 97 millimetres (base;approx)
Height: 240 millimetres
- Curator's comments
Findspot given as Broomridge.
In a circular hollow lined with clay. Inverted over a second urn and contained a cremation.
Publications: W. Greenwell (1877) 'British Barrows', 408, note 1; I. H. Longworth (1961) The origins and development of the Primary Series in the Collared Urn Tradition in England and Wales, 'P.P.S.', XXVII, 263-306, no. 328.
Type of site: Round barrow.
Context: Upright containing cremation with 1879,1209.1399 inverted inside over the bones.
Associated grave goods: Collared vessel 1879,1209.1399.
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