‘Food vessel’ urn, Kirkmaiden

Cairngaan, Kirkmaiden, Wigtownshire
Complete pot of 'food vessel' type found in a stone-lined grave or cist.  It may have held food or drink.  The body of the pot is decorated with a design of impressed triangles and horizontal bands.  This type of 'food vessel' is also found in Ireland and indicates cultural and possibly trading contacts with south-west Scotland.
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SRPO008a; SRPO008b
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ceramic/fired clay
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Cairngaan, Kirkmaiden, Wigtownshire
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Dumfries & Galloway Council
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