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Relief-ribboned amphora

Reconstruction of an earless ribboned relief amphora which is made from a number of sherds from the belly part of the vessel with characteristic vertical and horizontal relief ribbons. This type of vessel is western European and has been found in locations in modern day Holland and on the British Isles. It is very rare in Scandinavia. Large vessels like this were probably used mainly to transport imported goods such as wine in. Settlement find, Svarta Jorden, Birka, Adelsö Parish, Uppland.

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Object number: 106510_HST

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