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Copper jug with curved, hoop shaped withe. 26 cm high and made of three plates joined together. The jug was unaffected by the flames of the fire which shows that it was not in the funeral pyre. The jug was probably a part of a ritual and was used to pour liquid over the cremated remains and other objects. The jug was probably made within the geographical area previously known as West Turkestan - what is now known as southern Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and the areas immediately to the east and south of the Caspian Sea including Persia. The Klinta jug is unique. Nothing exactly like it has ever been found, but some similar ones have been found in other Scandinavian hoards and graves. Grave find, Klinta, Köping Parish, Öland.

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Object number: 107778_HST

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