Bowl

Description
The clay of this bowl contains traces of fat which show that it held milk products. This is the earliest evidence for dairying in Britain. The bowl was found beside the Sweet Track and dates from about 3800 BC.
Accession Loan No.
TTNCM : 130/1986/2452
Simple Name
bowl
Collection Country
England
Common Name
bowl
Production Country
England
Material
pottery
Period Classification
Neolithic (4500-1500 BC)
Collection Class
Prehistory
Collection Contintent
Europe
Production Continent
Europe
Production Date
3800 BC
Collection Town
Shapwick
Collection County
Somerset
Collection Site Name
Sweet Track
On Display
Museum of Somerset
Created At
2016-05-07 16:52:25
Updated At
2016-05-07 16:52:25

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