Tomb and Item:
Tomb 782, P60
Red Polished III
Juglet. Almost complete. Biconical body, rounded (almost pointed) base. Oval mouth with wide flat downsloping mouth rim. Low vertical handle, oval in section, from the rim, inserted through wall at lower end. Pointed, slightly downsloping lug on shoulder at front of vessel. Well-executed incised decoration with traces of white infill. On rim, three framed vertical crosshatched bands, three framed vertical ladder bands and three (probably originally four) sets of parallel angled dashes arranged vertically. On upper neck, five horizontal lines; on mid-neck horizontal one-line zig-zag; on lower neck four horizontal lines. On body, three-line concentric circle motifs (broadly drawn) with framed vertical crosshatched bands above, below or both above and below. Five horizontal lines around edge of base. Two encircling lines around handle base and base of lug. Vertical row of plain lozenges on handle. Drawn.
General shape: small closed -- Extent preserved: >2/3 -- Parts: rim, neck, handle+body+base -- Joins: 6 -- Mouth type: oval -- Mouth angle: horizontal -- Rim course: everted -- Rim profile: thinning -- Rim end: flattened -- Base type: round -- Handle type: low vertical -- Handle section: oval -- Handle location: from rim -- Neck type: upward taper -- Lug type: unpierced -- Lug number: 1 -- Rim diameter - general: <100 -- Rim diameter - specific: 54 -- Height - full: 116 -- Height to rim: 116 -- Height - body: 66 -- Height - maximum diameter: 35 -- Diameter - body: 76 -- Wall below rim: 6 -- Wall - body: 7 -- Wall - base: 6 -- Handle section 1: 14 -- Handle section 2: 10 -- Exterior slip: medium -- Exterior lustre: high -- Mottling - exterior: none -- Colour - exterior: 2.5YR5/8 -- Colour - fabric: 7.5YR7/4 -- Burnish: even -- Texture: very fine -- Inclusions - number: few -- Inclusions - size: small -- Inclusions - colour: white -- Hardness: medium-soft -- Core presence: none -- Decoration technique: incised -- Decoration quality: medium