Danube Virtual Museum

Prehistoric Urn from the Bronze Age

Title: Prehistoric Urn from the Bronze Age
Location/Region: Vajuga-Korbovo banks (Necropolis), Kladovo
Chrolonology: 2000 BC - 1000 BC
Museum: National Museum in Belgrade - Archeological Museum of Đerdap
Country: Serbia
Period: Late Bronze Age
Epoch: Prehistoric
Culture: Žuto Brdo Culture
Closer Dating: 1300-1200 BC
Material: Clay
Dimensions: H 33.4 cm, (Dia of the rim 17.3 cm)
Production Technique: Handmade, engraving, inlay
Bibliography: J. (Rankov) Kondić (processing, cat. collection in the prepress); М. Vukmanović, in Catalogue Archeological Museum of Iron Gate/Đerdap (1996), cат. P 57; for localities and results, see. Iron Gate / Đerdap Notes/Cahiers des Portes de Fer / CPF, II/1984, III/1986.


The urn with two handles, with richly decorated surface of the vessel with the imaginative combination of different geometric decorations, highlighted by inserting a white powder, which is a characteristic of this epoch of the late Bronze Age, on the Danube.

Banks of the Danube Vajuga-Korbovo (necropolis): systematic archaeological excavations and research (Iron Gate/Đerdap II Project, Dr. Dušan Krstić- Nenad Radojčić)