Archaeological Collection

Settlement pottery

Settlement pottery
Item name:Settlement pottery
Dating:4700–4500 BC
On display:The Earliest Stories from the Crossroads


Pottery from the Neolithic settlement at Dragomelj. The most common pottery form in the Sava group of the Lengyel culture is a dish. The households of this group were also commonly equipped with ceramic ladles with holes for inserting wooden handles.


1. Dish, clay, diam. 31 cm, Inv. No. P 23271.
2. Ladle, clay, l. 10.2 cm, Inv. No. P 23279.
3. Ladle, clay, l. 7 cm, Inv. No. P 23592.

Further reading

Turk, Peter and Turk, Matija, 2019: The Earliest Stories from the Crossroads, Ljubljana, Fig. 137, pp. 101, 244.

On display in the Permanent Exhibition