Decorated ceramic bowl: Neolithic
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Complete Peterborough ware bowl (Mortlake style) of a fairly thin, hard-fired dark fabric with a flat-topped rim. Decoration consists of an all-over external pattern of notched impressions making a horizonal herringbone. Similar impressions radially on the rim. Found on the site of a 'wooden pile-dwelling' in the Thames at Barn Elms in 1908.
3500 BC - 2750 BC