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Hamburg and Archaeology: Urn

Foto: AMHMigration Period)

Hamburg Archaeological Museum

Hamburg Archaeological Museum
Hamburg, Germany

Where the Heidlohstrasse runs today, a barrow was built in the Bronze Age. After more than 2 000 years, Saxons used this burial mound, which they presumably regarded as hallowed ground, as a burial place once again: They burrowed urns into the barrow, amongst which this small clay vessel, which possibly contained a child’s remains.

Details

  • Title: Hamburg and Archaeology: Urn
  • Creator: Foto: AMH
  • Date: Migration Period)
  • Location: Hamburg-Schnelsen
  • Provenance: Archäologisches Museum Hamburg Stadtmuseum Harburg|Helms-Museum
  • Type: Urn
  • Medium: Ceramic, Keramik

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