This piece constitutes a ceramic handmade urn in which there was the body of a child. It has a parabolic shape and straight edge with vertical incisions around the whole diameter of the mouth. It has two pointed mamelons near the edge. The site of Fuente Amarga is located on a hill near the stream of Fuenteamarga. Various areas were recorded during the excavation: a living area, with terrace walls and some tombs on the inside of the dwellings; another area has many graves in small caves; and finally, a silo excavated in the rock and a medieval burial grave. In El Argar culture, the types of burial sites recorded are: grave excavated in the rock; stone-lined grave; deep grave; of a monumental type ; -large stone-lined grave with wood and branch structure-;in an urn, in a vault and in pithos.


  • Title: Funerary Urn
  • Date Created: 1900 - 1600 BC.
  • Location: Galera. Granada
  • Type: Container
  • Medium: Clay

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