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collared urn

  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Pottery collared urn. Decoration: On the collar there are twisted cord lines. On the shoulder is a row of twisted cord horseshoes.

  • Culture/period

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  • Materials

  • Type series

    • Longworth Secondary Series, South Eastern Style, Form IA
  • Dimensions

    • Height: 5.4 inches
    • Diameter: 3.9 inches (mouth)
    • Diameter: 3 inches (base)
  • Curator's comments

    Longworth 1984
    Publications: C. Ade (1849) 'Susses Archaeological Collections' (S.A.C.), II, 270-1; 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. 46; 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. 8; L.V. Grinsell (1931) 'S.A.C.', LXXII, 66, no. 29; L.V. Grinsell (1934) 'S.A.C.', LXXV, 234; R.C. Musson (1954) An illustrated Catalogue of Sussex Beaker and Bronze Age pottery, 'S.A.C.', 92, 106-24, no. 220.

    Type of site: Bowl barrow.
    Context: Upright, near the edge of the barrow, contained a cremation.
    Associated grave goods: None.


  • Bibliography

    • Longworth 1984 No. 537 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Acquisition name

  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number



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