Bowl fragment

This is a fragment of a Neolithic pottery bowl from the site of Hembury in Devon. Pottery was a new invention in the Neolithic, and enabled the people living in farming communities to store and cook food and materials.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
139/1935/P353
Category
Antiquities
Collection Class
Devon archaeology
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collector Excavator
Liddell, Dorothy M
Material
pottery
Common Name
bowl fragment
Simple Name
vessel (sherd)
Period Classification
Neolithic (4000-2200 BC)

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