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Beaker bowl

  • Beaker bowl © Ministerio de Cultura

    Beaker bowl © Ministerio de Cultura





2600-1700 B.C. [ca]

Original title

Cuenco Campaniforme
Guadalajara Museum
Guadalajara, Castile-La Mancha

One of the best conserved pieces of the Bell-Beaker culture, this was found as part of a collection of items in a group burial site.

This container is handmade and its surface is decorated with incisions filled with white paste, a characteristic of the ceramic production of this culture.

The piece is perfectly conserved and was found inside the Destete cave at the top of a burial mound which contained a collection of bones, mainly long bones, fragments of pelvis and four skulls. We therefore know that this was a Beaker –not an individual– burial, and was typical of the tradition of collective burials seen throughout the whole cave, and which date from approximately 2600 and 1700 B.C.

Details of the work


Height = 13,50 cm.; diameter of mouth = 13 cm.; Maximum diameter = 13 cm.

Handcrafted; polished; incised decoration



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