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Fragments of a pitcher

  • Fragments of a pitcher. Almería Museum © Martín García Pérez. Ministerio de Cultura

    Fragments of a pitcher. Almería Museum © Martín García Pérez. Ministerio de Cultura

     
  

Category

Ceramics

Date

3200-2250

Cultural background

Prehistoric

Original title

Fragmentos de vasija
Almería Museum
Almería
Almería, Andalusia
Almería

Fragments of a pitcher found at the archaeological site of Los Millares (Almería), one of the most important Copper Age settlements in western Europe.

Today nine ceramic fragments remain from the body, rim and base of this pitcher with high walls from the culture of Los Millares. The clay has a reddish colour. The walls are thin with smooth surfaces and the exterior is covered with decorative incised motifs.

Details of the work

Object
Glass

Dimensions
Height = 10.6 cm; Width = 13 cm; Thickness = 0.8 cm

Technique
Manual, oxidising firing, polished and incised decoration

Material
Clay

  

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