Tomb and Item:
Tomb 787, P99
White Slip I
Rim, handle and body fragment from a small to medium-sized bowl. Deep hemispherical body. Incurved rounded rim. Horizontal handle below rim, mostly broken away. Decorated in matt light orange-brown paint. Below rim, horizontal wavy line, continuous around vessel; below, horizontal wavy line between double horizontal straight lines, forming a band that is not continuous in handle area. On body, below handle, narrow framed vertical crosshatched band crossed by three horizontal lines; to either side, three vertical lines. To one side of handle, as preserved, narrow vertical framed crosshatched band. Band around each handle/body join and vertical line on underside of handle. Drawn.
General shape: small open -- Extent preserved: <1/3 -- Parts: rim, body -- Joins: 1 -- Rim course: incurved -- Rim profile: thinning -- Rim end: rounded -- Handle type: horizontal -- Handle location: below rim -- Rim diameter - general: 100-200 -- Rim diameter - specific: 180 -- Wall below rim: 4 -- Wall - body: 4 -- Exterior slip: medium -- Interior slip: medium -- Exterior lustre: slight -- Interior lustre: slight -- Paint lustre: matt -- Mottling - interior: none -- Mottling - exterior: none -- Colour - exterior: 2.5Y8/1 -- Colour interior: 2.5Y8/1 -- Colour - paint: 5YR4/6 -- Colour - fabric: 2.5YR4/8 -- Colour - core: dark -- Burnish: even -- Texture: fine -- Inclusions - number: none -- Hardness: medium-hard -- Core presence: thick -- Decoration technique: painted -- Decoration quality: medium