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Museum of Badalona – Baths and Decumanus complex

Vas de les Naus vessel

<p>Iberian ceramic vessel known as the <em>Vas de les Naus</em>, 4<sup>th</sup> century BC. On loan from the University of Barcelona</p>

Iberian ceramic vessel known as the Vas de les Naus, 4th century BC. On loan from the University of Barcelona

Iberian ceramic vessel with incised decoration found in one of the largest houses in the Iberian settlement of El Turó d’en Boscà, in Badalona. It shows two Greek ships, one approaching the coast and the other leaving it. The water is depicting with broken lines and in the background you can glimpse the coastline, with a schematic picture of the mountains. This decoration is the first maritime scene found in Catalan archaeology.

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