Danube Virtual Museum

Urn from Mala Vrbica

Title: Urn from Mala Vrbica
Site: Mala Vrbica / Livade
Location/Region: Kladovo
Chrolonology: 1000 BC - 1 AD
Museum: National Museum in Belgrade - Archeological Museum of Đerdap
Country: Serbia
Period: Transition from the old to the new era
Epoch: Prehistoric-Early Roman
Culture: Celtic- Early Roman
Closer Dating: 1st century BC - 1st century AD
Material: Refined clay
Dimensions: H 35, R 26.8 cm
Production Technique: Pottery wheel, colored
Bibliography: J. (Rankov) Kondić (processing, cat. collection in the prepress); M. Vukmanović in: Archeological Museum of Iron Gate/Đerdap (Belgrade, 1996), cat. P97; for localities and results see Iron Gate/ Đerdap Notes / Cahiers des Portes de Fer / CPF, III / 1986. (Dr. Blaženka Stalio)


One of the most beautiful, elegant urns painted in dark-red hues, is related to the presence of Celts in this sector of the Danube, during the final phase of the stabilization of the Romans.

Ajman / Mala Vrbica: systematic archaeological excavations and research (Iron Gate/Đerdap II Project, Dr. Blaženka Stalio)