Early Bronze Age pot from Rathlin Island.Your model is disabled. For more details go to Edit properties3D Model
This intact food bowl was found in an undisturbed Bronze Age burial on Rathlin Island, off the north coast of Ireland. It is dated to about 2000BC. An adult male (45 - 55 years old) was buried in a foetal position with the pot at his shins. It was the only grave good retrieved from the burial but it is assumed there was a lot of organic materials which decomposed.
The pot has distinctive ‘comb-impressed’ and false relief decoration in three well-defined bands divided by two raised ribs.
The fabric of the vessel has begun to deteriorate and it can no longer be handled.