Tomb and Item:
Tomb 215, P62
Red Polished III
Mended joining and non-joining rim, neck, handle and body fragments of a small to medium-sized jar. Globular body, probably rounded base. Short broad neck widening to everted flattened rim. High vertical handle, oval in section, from the rim, inserted through wall at lower end. Small unpierced lug, probably on shoulder opposite handle. Fine incised decoration. Three-line vertical zig-zag on surface of handle. Wavy line on rim. Six horizontal lines on upper neck; three- or more line horizontal zig-zag on mid- and lower neck. Seven horizontal lines on shoulder. On body five- or more line concentirc circle motifs (more broadly incised than other motifs), alternating with two vertical rows of hatched lozenges and double-framed vertical corsshatched bands, as preserved. Drawn.
General shape: small closed -- Extent preserved: >1/3 -- Parts: rim, handle, neck, body -- Joins: 11 -- Mouth type: round -- Mouth angle: horizontal -- Rim course: everted -- Rim profile: constant -- Rim end: flattened -- Handle type: high vertical -- Handle section: oval -- Handle location: from rim -- Neck type: widening -- Lug type: unpierced -- Lug number: 1 -- Rim diameter - general: 100-200 -- Wall below rim: 3 -- Wall - body: 4 -- Handle section 1: 17 -- Handle section 2: 10 -- Exterior slip: medium -- Exterior lustre: medium -- Mottling - exterior: none -- Colour - exterior: 5YR5/6 -- Colour - fabric: 7.5YR6/4 -- Burnish: even -- Texture: fine -- Inclusions - number: none -- Hardness: medium-soft -- Core presence: none -- Decoration technique: incised -- Decoration quality: high