- Museum number
- Object: The Stockbridge Urn
Pottery collared urn with incised linear decoration. Decoration: On the collar there are twisted cord filled triangles enclosed above and below by three twisted cord lines above a row of twisted cord horseshoes. On the outer edge of the rim is a row of short diagonal twisted cord lines. On the internal bevel of the rim are three twisted cord lines.
Diameter: 145 millimetres (base)
Diameter: 310 millimetres (mouth)
Height: 400 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Longworth 1984
Publications: J.F.S. Stone & N.G. Hill (1940) 'Ant. J.' XX, 39-51.
Type of site: Bowl barrow.
Context: Secondary, to central primary crouched inhumation with N2 Beaker (Clarke No. 349) and awl, in recess cut into the side of the ditch, surrounded with pyre debris, inverted over cremation of child, bronze awl and necklace.
Associated grave goods: Bronze awl. Three segmented faience beads (Stone, J. F. S. & Thomas, L. C. (1956) The use and distribution of Faience in the Ancient East and Prehistoric Europe. 'P.P.S.', xxii, 37-84 , 78). Two calcite annular beads, one small jet barrel bead. One small lignite barrel bead. Ninety-four complete and thirty-one fragmentary cylindrical disc beads of lignite. One shale quoit bead. One shale small annular bead. One very small cylindrical bead of ?shale.
- On display (G1/fc6)
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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