Edge and wall of decorated Castro culture ceramic

Edge and wall of decorated Castro culture ceramic

Of reddish paste and with degrasante; the edge is curved inwards and with the flat lip; retains the starter of the very dark gray globular type; presents a line of vertical cords finished in a nipple, with groups of 5 corrugated incised lines and crossed with nipples in the interior; the edge is decorated with ungulations. Among the numerous ceramics of castrean tradition found in this castro, there are several pieces that have a decoration very characteristic and identifies that tradition: it is mud applications forming nipples and / or cords sometimes in complicated geometric compositions and even, As here, combining with nail marks on the very edge of the vessel.

Cultural context 
Castro Culture
Measurements (cm) 
13 x 9,7 x 0,1


  • Viladonga, 27259 - Castro de Rei (Lugo)
    Galicia, España
    N 43º 09' 38.97" W 7º 23' 19.32"
  • 982 870 160
  • museo.viladonga@xunta.gal

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