Keys to the Past

Bronze Age pot (Humshaugh)

A Bronze Age pot, called a food vessel, was discovered at Rye Hill in the 19th century. It was found together with an inhumation and seven scrapers, underneath a barrow. The pot is in the Museum of Antiquities, Newcastle.

Reference number:N7891
Historical period: Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1956; F H Colquhoun
FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1965; J R Foster



See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Humshaugh


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