"Belgic" pedestal urn - 918.24.9_1

918.24.9_1

"Belgic" pedestal urn

Medium:Wheel-thrown earthenware
Geography: Châlons-sur-Marne, (modern Châlons-en-Champagne), France
Date: about 100-25 BC
Period: La Tène, European Iron Age
Dimensions:
18.26 cm
Object number: 918.24.9
On view
Gallery Location:Eaton Gallery of Rome: Britain and Ireland to the time of the Romans
DescriptionThis pottery type was introduced to Britain from Gaul (France) in the 1st century BC. Typical "Belgic" jars are angular or have a series of cordons or bulges on the shoulder.
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