Trevisker urn

This large pottery vessel was excavated in the 1870s from a barrow in North Devon. Jars like this were made for at least 1,000 years in prehistoric Devon and Cornwall, and are most often found on settlement sites, rather than in burials like this one.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
A6238
Category
Antiquities
Collection Class
Devon archaeology
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Material
potteryTrevisker ware
Common Name
Trevisker urn
Simple Name
urn
Period Classification
Bronze Age (2600-700 BC)

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Trevisker