storage jar

Storage jar of globular form with bulging belly tapering to flat, narrow base, constricted neck with flared mouth, two loop handles luted below the widest part of the body. Built by coiling, orange pink earthenware decorated with red and black mineral pigments. The neck is painted with black large crisscross pattern on exterior, undulating lines just below inner rim. Below neck are red and black lines with black serration in between. From the shoulder down to the mid-body are four large roundels of two alternated pairs, one pair filled with black net-like pattern, the other pair interspersed with red squared dots and net-like pattern. An undulating line encircled below the roundels.

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