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
Collection Class
Prehistory
Common Name
bowl
Simple Name
bowl
Period Classification
Neolithic (4500-1500 BC)
Production Date
3800 BC
Production Country
England
Production Continent
Europe
Material
pottery
Collection Site Name
Sweet Track
Collection Town
Shapwick
Collection County
Somerset
Collection Country
England
Collection Continent
Europe

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