Potter’s horn. 7th century not. Alans

Round in plan clay potter’s furnace (335×220 cm) of two-tier construction with a cone-shaped mouth. The back of the throat has 10 heat-conducting channels. It originates from the settlement of potters in the Kantserka stream near the village. Lyubimovka of the Solonyan district of the Dnipropetrovsk region. The settlement discovered by the Dniprobudu expedition was investigated by V.A. Grinchenko in 1929-1930, in 1954-1955 O.V. Bodianskyi, in 1964-1970 by an expedition of the Institute of Archeology of the Academy of Sciences of the Ukrainian SSR under the leadership of A.T. Smilenko In addition to the residential buildings of the settlement, 20 pottery kilns were investigated, one of which was conserved in 1977 by L.P. Krylova and transported to the new building of the museum for further display. The dishes made in the settlement were distributed throughout the territory of Eastern Europe. The Alan settlement was suddenly destroyed under the blows of the Khazar warriors.