Tomb and Item:
Tomb 782, P30
Rim, handle, body and base fragment of a small bowl. Almost complete. Shallow hemispherical body, rounded base. Slightly incurving rounded rim. Small pierced lug handle just below the rim. Double rounded projections on the rim (probably originally four). Incised decoration with traces of while infill. Below rim, two-line horizontal zig-zag above three horizontal lines. On body, four-line pendent semicircles (broadly incised) from the lowest of the three horizontal lines below rim. Also pendent from this line two vertical framed ladder bands meeting in a reserved square at the centre of the base. In each quadrant formed by these bands, an angled framed crosshatched band and a small cross (angled crossing lines) in each upper corner. Two parallel angled lines on inner face of each rim projection. Drawn.
General shape: small open -- Extent preserved: >2/3 -- Parts: rim, handle, body, base -- Joins: 3 -- Rim course: incurved -- Rim profile: thinning -- Rim end: rounded -- Base type: round -- Handle type: pierced lug -- Handle location: from rim -- Rim projection: double plain -- Rim diameter - general: 100-200 -- Rim diameter - specific: 128 -- Height - full: 52 -- Height to rim: 50 -- Height - maximum diameter: 50 -- Diameter - body: 130 -- Exterior slip: worn -- Interior slip: worn -- Exterior lustre: ? -- Interior lustre: ? -- Mottling - interior: none -- Mottling - exterior: none -- Colour - exterior: N2.5/ -- Colour interior: N2.5/ -- Colour - fabric: 7.5YR5/1 -- Texture: very fine -- Inclusions - number: none -- Hardness: medium-soft -- Core presence: none -- Decoration technique: incised -- Decoration quality: medium