globular urn

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A type of middle Bronze Age pottery found widely in southern England and forming part of the range of vessels within the Deverel–Rimbury tradition. Characterized by a flat base, expanded body, and vertical neck, globular urns are generally large and made from fairly coarse fabrics. Decoration is usually confined to the upper body and neck and is typically incised or made with impressed cord. Some examples have lugs or applied decoration at the junction between the body and the neck.

Subjects: Archaeology.

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