Accessory Cup Pot
Tiny cup, decorated with incised herring-bone markings, found on the surface of the ground on Hill of Keir, with an ammonite fossil was found inside and a flint arrowhead lying nearby (Hill of Keir is an enclosed cemetery and later hillfort). The pot has been described variously as an 'urn', 'incense cup' and 'accessory cup'.
Field Collection Date: 1899
Early: -1800 Late: -600 Period: MBA LBA
clay fired clay pottery, H: 46 mm Dia(rim): 66 mm
Europe, Scotland, North East Scotland, Hill of Keir Skene Aberdeenshire
Acquisition Source: Robertson, Robert Rev