Tag Archives: Pottery Sherd

B008 – Bell Beaker Culture Pottery Sherd (British Find)

Description The Bell Beaker culture (or, in short, Beaker culture) is an archaeological culture named after the inverted-bell beaker drinking vessel used at the very beginning of the European Bronze Age. Arising from around 2800 BC, it lasted in Britain until as late as 1800 BC but in continental Europe only until 2300 BC, when it was succeeded by the Unetice culture. The culture was widely …

B007 – Bell Beaker Pottery Sherd (British Find)

Description The Bell Beaker culture (or, in short, Beaker culture) is an archaeological culture named after the inverted-bell beaker drinking vessel used at the very beginning of the European Bronze Age. Arising from around 2800 BC, it lasted in Britain until as late as 1800 BC but in continental Europe only until 2300 BC, when it was succeeded by the Unetice culture. The culture was widely …

B006 – Bell Beaker Culture Pottery Sherd (British Find)

Description The Bell Beaker culture (or, in short, Beaker culture) is an archaeological culture named after the inverted-bell beaker drinking vessel used at the very beginning of the European Bronze Age. Arising from around 2800 BC, it lasted in Britain until as late as 1800 BC but in continental Europe only until 2300 BC, when it was succeeded by the Unetice culture. The culture was widely …

Medieval pottery sherd with finger marks

This Medieval pottery sherd was found in January 2021, near Chelmsford, Essex. The Sherd is a cream coloured ware and the most interesting aspect is the four finger marks that appear on the item. To view this find as it happened, please check out the video below – via a you tube channel that the …

R002 – BLACK-BURNISHED Ware 2 Pottery Sherd

A Fragment of Roman Pottery Sherd found at the documented Huntspill locality in 1973 (Shepton Mallet) Black Burnished ware is a coarse-textured hand formed black sandy ware with burnished (polished by rubbing) surfaces. Typically the ware consisted of everted-rim (turned outwards) jars, plain dishes, flat-rimmed or flanged bowls decorated externally with zones of burnished lattice …

N005 – Neolithic Pottery Sherds (British Find)

N005 - Neolithic Pottery Sherds (British Find)

The Neolithic British Isles refers to the period of British, Irish and Manx history that spanned from c. 4000 to c. 2,500 BCE. The final part of the Stone Age in the British Isles, it was a part of the greater Neolithic, or “New Stone Age“, across Europe. Humans first settled down and began farming. …