tus (Water Jug)

About this object

History of use

For carrying water

Physical description

Pitch covered water jar undecorated. It has three handles on the sides. Twined elements of willow covered with a thick layer of pitch. Base has a piece of cotton glued on. One rawhide thong remains for carrying. Diagonal twined work (over two warp strands) covered with pitch to made it water proof.