Pitcher, 4th century AD, Lanište in Korlać near Raška

A pitcher with one handle was found during the research of the ancient necropolis Lanište in the village of Korlać in Raška, which was conducted by the National Museum in Kraljevo in 2002. The pitcher was discovered in the grave of an adult man, next to his feet. The pitcher has an elongated shape with an enlarged abdomen, a long neck and a single handle. It is made of quality clay, red baking color and polished surface. It belongs to the tableware, for serving drinks and, in the context of a tomb find and in accordance with ancient pagan beliefs, it was supposed to provide the deceased with a drink on his way to the underworld of the dead.

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