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Jar with Squat, Biconical Body

Catalogue Description:
Vase of reddish pottery, with squat biconical body; rather wide base, low ring-foot, rather narrow mouth, rather high, very slightly concave neck, sharply offset from body; rather broad disk-lip, slightly rounded on upper side, offset by groove from neck on underside. Highly polished orange-red slip; decorated with dark purple painted narrow horizontal stripes, in three groups around waist, around shoulder, around lower part of neck, the group on shoulder being enriched with a central line of dots, and with seven thin, radiating lines on lip, irregularly disposed. Good work, very regularly formed. Condition: A chip in body beneath waist. Somewhat abraded and soiled.


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