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FOOD VESSEL

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A decorated ceramic vessel of Bronze Age date, usually found as a grave good in a funerary context.

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Term Note
CINERARY URN A generic term referring to several types of large pottery vessel, used as containers for cremated human bone during prehistory. For ornamental garden urns use URN (GARDEN) from the Monuments Thesaurus.
FOOD VESSEL URN A large, decorated ceramic vessel of Bronze Age date, usually found in a funerary context as a receptacle for a cremation, but can be associated with an inhumation.
PYGMY CUP An accessory vessel to a cremation.
URN A vase-like receptacle. For those used as a container for cremated human bone use CINERARY URN. For ornamental garden urns use URN (GARDEN) from the Monument thesaurus.

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