Archaeological Collection

Pottery of the Vlaška group

Pottery of the Vlaška group
Item name:Pottery of the Vlaška group
Dating:Late 6th–early 5th millennium BC
Findspot:Trhlovca cave
On display:The Earliest Stories from the Crossroads


The Trhlovca cave in the Divača Kras. The sherds of the Vlaška group pottery found here belonged to pedestal goblets and dishes dating to around 5000 BC.


1. Fragment of a pedestal vessel, clay, l. 8 cm, w. 18 cm, Inv. No. P 27495.
2. Fragment of a jar, clay, l. 6 cm, w. 8.8 cm, Inv. No. P 27496.
3. Fragment of a single-handled dish, clay, l. 5.8 cm, w. 11 cm, Inv. No. P 27497.
4. Fragment of a dish, clay, l. 6.5 cm, w. 11 cm, Inv. No. P 27498.

Further reading

Turk, Peter and Turk, Matija, 2019: The Earliest Stories from the Crossroads, Ljubljana, Fig. 131, pp. 94, 244. 

On display in the Permanent Exhibition