Bronze Age European Vase
An ancient Bronze Age pottery vessel with lug handles, an incised triangle, and a burnished surface.
Late Bronze Age, Northern Europe.
The inhabitants of Northern Europe, in the area of Prussia and Poland, are identified in the archaeological record by large cemeteries containing numerous cremation burials contained in cinerary urns. The burials were often accompanied by bronze tools, ornament, pottery vessels, and weapons.
cf.: W. Menghin, Hallstattzeit, (Berlin, 1999), p. 120, pl. 72.
Formerly in the collection of Dr. Russmann, Berlin, Germany, acquired in the 1930's.