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Carter No.: 023

Handlist description: Painted pottery jar

Card/Transcription No.: 023-1

23 Painted pottery jar


broken here

This piece from 24.


At north end of chamber: near statues.

H. 30.4

Dull reddy brown ware with a bright red polished surface outside.

Painted patterns in black and blue. In applying the red wash bands were left plain for the other colour patterns.


Blue band with black outlines, and a black line in the middle.


all blue, with a band of black and blue <>

Upper band

Wide black line at top. Then a series of blue <> outlined in black: spaces between arms at bottom left yellow. Then a line of black (cont)

Card no. 023-1 relating to Carter no. 023
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