milk jar (jar (food processing & storage))

Grey clay milk jar, known as ‘siwak’ ware, used for storing liquids. The base circumference is smaller than the lip’s circumference. The lip is slightly protruding. It is decorated in shallow relief with floral ornaments, with non-systematic and asymmetric arrangement of the motifs in the composition. It was smokefired in the absence of oxygen to produce the colour. Such jars were common in every household.

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