Earth: The Riches of Clare

Pottery Sherd

This broken piece of beaker pottery dates from the Early Bronze Age (c 2,000 BC) and was found in a cist grave at Poulawack. This grave was used for almost 2,000 years from the Middle Neolithic to the Early Bronze Age, and contained the remains of 16 men, women and children. Most of the burials were placed within stone cists (boxes) and some were cremated.

Ref: E25:04

Ceramics and Enamel Collection
Death and Burial Collection
Early Bronze Age Collection

National Museum of Ireland, Irish Antiquities Division Collection
Poulawack (Burial Carn) Collection

Photograph appears courtesy of the National Museum of Ireland

Bronze Age (c. 2500 BC - 300 BC)

Pottery Sherd E25:04