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Bitruncated cone-shaped Iberian urn

  • Bitruncated cone-shaped Iberian urn. Úbeda Archaeological Museum. Jaén © Ministerio de Cultura

    Bitruncated cone-shaped Iberian urn. Úbeda Archaeological Museum. Jaén © Ministerio de Cultura

     
  

Category

Ceramics

Date

4th century (400-301 B.C.)

Cultural background

Iberian

Original title

Urna ibérica bitroncocónica
Úbeda Archeological Museum
Úbeda
Jaén, Andalusia
Jaén

Interesting example of Iberian pottery

A light paste pottery urn. It has wine-red external decorations, with parallel horizontal strips, but the decorations are not well preserved. It dates from around the 4th century BC. Its place of origin is unknown.

Details of the work

Object
Urn

Dimensions
Height = 16 cm; Maximum diameter = 19 cm; Diameter of base = 6.5 cm; Diameter of opening = 14.3 cm

Technique
Painted, baked, polished, engobe and made by wheel

Material
Clay and ceramic material

  

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