Meaning of Schnurkeramik in English:

Schnurkeramik

Pronunciation /ˈʃnʊəkəˌrɑːmɪk/

noun

Archaeology
  • Pottery, especially beakers and amphorae, decorated by impressing a twisted cord onto the surface of the clay, specifically a type of pottery characteristic of late Neolithic and early Bronze Age communities in central and northern Europe.

Origin

Early 20th century. From German Schnurkeramik from Schnur string, cord + Keramik ceramics, pottery, perhaps after Bandkeramik Bandkeramik.