About this object

Cultural context

liquid storage

Physical description

Red-brown clay jug, fired to a grey-buff on the surface. Coarse-grained and full of small light and dark impurities, porous. Flat base, body rounded in lower half where it reaches its maximum diameter then becomes straight walled as it narrows to rim. No neck; plain tall rim, slightly everted and flattened on top. Flat vertical strap handle attached to rim and lower portion of body. Lower half of body bears broad shallow ridges.