Stern punishment for those who dance and make merry on the Sabbath(read more)
DERSB : 2017.35
Cinerary urn found at Stanton Moor, 4,000-3,500 years old. (Early Bronze Age)
Some people were buried in barrows - mounds of earth and stone. Sometimes the bodies were cremated first and placed in a pot. The people buried may have been important members of society, or chosen to represent family groups. Some barrows were used over many generations.
- Description: height 366 mm; diameter 290 mm; weight 5 kg estimate
- How old is it? Late Neolithic / Early Bronze age
- Rights: Creative Commons CC BY-NC 4.0 Buxton Museum and Art Gallery (part of Derbyshire County Council)