Archaeological Collection

Two-handled globular vessel

Two-handled globular vessel
Item name:Two-handled globular vessel
Dating:2700–2400 BC
Dimensions:h. 11 cm
Findspot:Ig – Dežman pile-dwelling sites
Inv. No.:B 1324
On display:The Earliest Stories from the Crossroads


The globular two-handled vessel with an everted funnel-shaped rim from Dežman pile-dwelling sites has distant parallels in the globular amphorae of the Corded Ware culture, in the north of central Europe (cf. Fig. 206). These amphorae were recovered as grave goods.

Further reading

Turk, Peter and Turk, Matija, 2019: The Earliest Stories from the Crossroads, Ljubljana, Fig. 171, pp. 132, 245.

On display in the Permanent Exhibition