bowlAccession number: 49.87/29
Production date: Neolithic; 3500BC-2750BC
Measurements: H 149mm; DM (Base) 52 mm; DM (Rim) 174 mm
Museum Section: Prehistoric
Summary: Restored Peterborough ware bowl (Mortlake style). About a third complete with a thin fabric decorated with 'maggot' impressions round the upper part, incised lines between and fingernail impressions below. Deep finger impressions around the neck. Excavated from Caesar's Camp, Heathrow in 1944 (Neolithic pit II).
Location: Object on display at Museum of London, London Before London (Prehistoric) Gallery
Category: Neolithic, Bronze Age and Iron Age.
Sub-category: Peterborough ware.
Grimes, W.F., Excavations on defence sites 1939-1945: mainly Neolithic-Bronze Age London, HMSO, (1960). Pages: 259 (Object details: fig 76.7, cited)
Grimes, W.F., Neolithic pits at Heathrow, Harmondsworth, Middlesex (1960). Pages: 186-197 (Object details: fig 76.7, cited)