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A pottery vessel with a hollow cylindrical base which supports a dishlike upper surface; the name for a pottery pedestal or ring made to support round-based pottery which could not stand by itself on a flat surface. The term is used especially in European prehistory to describe highly decorated incised examples from the French Middle Neolithic Chasséen culture.

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Name for a pottery pedestal or ring manufactured to support round-based pottery which would not stand up by itself on flat surfaces. The term is used especially in European prehistory to describe highly decorated incised examples from the French Neolithic Chassey culture.

The Macmillan dictionary of archaeology, Ruth D. Whitehouse, 1983Copied

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