Tomb and Item:
Tomb 763, P51
Red Polished III
Rim, handle and body fragment from a large bowl. Deep conical body. Incurving rounded rim. Large partially pierced vertical lug rising above rim in a conical flat-topped projection. Low rounded rim projection to each side of lug. Relief, impressed and incised decoration. Incised cross on top of projection. Oppositely angled incised lines on rim to each side of lug. Below rim, plain horizontal wavy line in relief. On upper body, horizontal framed panel in plain relief. Within panel, angled lines in impressed relief and horizontal wavy lines in plain relief. Drawn.
General shape: large open -- Extent preserved: <1/3 -- Parts: rim, handle, body -- Joins: 1 -- Rim course: incurved -- Rim profile: thinning -- Rim end: rounded -- Handle type: indent vert lug -- Handle location: from rim -- Rim projection: single plain -- Rim diameter - general: >400 -- Rim diameter - specific: 400 -- Wall below rim: 8 -- Wall - body: 10 -- Exterior slip: medium -- Interior slip: thin -- Exterior lustre: medium -- Interior lustre: slight -- Mottling - interior: none -- Mottling - exterior: medium -- Colour - exterior: 10R4/6 -- Colour interior: 10R4/6 -- Colour - fabric: 5YR6/6 -- Colour - core: dark -- Burnish: even -- Texture: fine -- Inclusions - number: few -- Inclusions - size: small, large -- Inclusions - colour: red, white -- Hardness: very hard -- Core presence: thick -- Decoration technique: rep+inc+imp -- Decoration quality: medium