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Collared cinerary urn with a cavetto zone beneath the collar. Decorated with vertical incisions on the rim bevel, and incised herringbone for a depth of 10. 5 cm on the exterior.
Diameter: 94 millimetres (base)
Diameter: 215 millimetres (mouth)
Height: 266 millimetres
- Curator's comments
Findspot given as Broomhill.
Secondary burial. One of six urns, one of which was a Food Vessel Urn, around the central cist. Inverted with the mouth sealed with clay. Contained the cremation of a person c. 17 years old. Contained a calcined bone pin and flint flake with secondary working on both edges.
Publications: W. Greenwell (1857-8) 'History of the Berwickshire Naturalists' Club' (H.B.N.C.), IV, 391, PI. XII.2; W. Greenwell (1877) 'British Barrows', 408-10; J. Abercromby (1906-7) The relative chronology of some Cinerary Urn types in Great Britain and Ireland, 'P.S.A.S.', XLI, 185-274, fig. 22; 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. 119; 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. 331.
Type of site: Round Barrow with circle of stones at base.
Context: One of six urns (five not preserved) secondary or satellite to primary Food Vessel inhumation in stone cist. Inverted over cremation of adolescent, bone pin and flake.
Associated grave goods: Tip of bone pin, burnt. Utilized flint flake, burnt.
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