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Pottery fragments from Salum

Large collection of prehistoric pottery fragments from Salum beach collected by Charles MacDonell in 2009. Fragments up to 12cm long and some decorated.

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Object Details

Other Number: not specified

Fragment of Bronze Age pottery possibly used as a beehive

Dating from around 4,500 years ago, this and many other pottery fragments were found in the dunes at Salum beach by Charles MacDonell in 2009. Ian Hewitt from Bournemouth University thinks that the hole was made for ventilation.

Normal Location: Main Store North: archive box 88
Current Location: normal location

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