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Pygmy cup
Date Made/Found: 2500-900 BC
Previous owner: Previously owned by Thomas Bateman , British, 1821 - 1861
Excavator: Mr. James Ruddock , 1813 - 1858
Material and Medium: Pottery
Dimensions: Height 47mm, maximum diameter 79mm.
Department: Archaeology
Accession Number: J93.891
A Bronze Age "pygmy" or "accessory" cup. It was excavated from a barrow near Pickering, North Yorkshire by James Ruddock. These small pots are often found with Bronze Age burials. This one is beautifully decorated with zig zagged lines and dots.
Display Location: Weston Park Museum

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