Archaeological Collection

Jug with incised decoration

Jug with incised decoration
Item name:Jug with incised decoration
Dating:2700–2400 BC
Dimensions:h. 12.3 cm
Findspot:Ig – Dežman pile-dwelling sites
Inv. No.:B 1288
On display:The Earliest Stories from the Crossroads


The belly of this damaged jug is decorated with inscribed crosses alternating with crosses composed of a lozenge and triangles.

Further reading

Turk, Peter and Turk, Matija, 2019: The Earliest Stories from the Crossroads, Ljubljana, Fig. 175, pp. 135, 245.

On display in the Permanent Exhibition