Pottery beaker

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Pottery beaker, Bronze Age 3,700 - 4,000 years ago

Field collection: Castle Huntly, Longforgan, Perth and Kinross
Museum number: 1964-36

The decorations on this beaker were made by pressing a twisted cord into the wet clay while rotating the unfired vessel. Sherds of this type of beaker are found at domestic sites as well in graves, suggesting it served a practical as well as ritual use.

Pottery beaker
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