Vici.org

Summary

The vase was found in Neolithic settlement at Bronocice by the Nidzica River in 1976 during the archaeological excavation. It contains an image of a vehicle with a shaft for a draught animal, and four wheels. Dated to ca 3500 BC.

Class:

  • Find
  • visible
  • Location ± 0-5 m.
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

Bronocice

Neolithic settlement

Bronocice

Neolithic grave

Szczotkowice

Bronze Age tumulus

Pałecznica

Bronze Age round barrow of Corded Ward culture.

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

Bronocice clay pot was unearthed in Neollithic settlement of Funnelbeaker archaeological culture in Bronocice Village by the the Nidzica River (South Poland ) in 1976 during the archaeological excavation. It contains an image of a four wheeled vehicle with a shaft for a draught animal. Dated to ca 3500 BC by the radiocarbon method. It is the earliest known image of a wheeled vehicle.

  1. Sarah Bockmeyer, The earliest evidence of wheels and wagons in Neolithic Central Europe and the Early Bronze Age of the northern Pontic areas (3500 – 2200 BC) - http://www50.342222, 20.34916.academia.edu/24294429
  2. Xiang Wan, The Bronocice motif and the Chinese character nán 南 ‘South’- http://www.academia.edu/1089737