Cornish urn

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Type of middle Bronze Age pottery vessels found in the extreme southwest of Britain and dating to the 2nd millennium bc. Generally rather barrel‐shaped in profile and often with a highly decorated upper body, these large vessels commonly have strap handles. The decoration includes herringbone and lattice patterns, in the main executed in twisted cord and impressed techniques. Related to Trevisker ware in southwestern England.

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