Ure Museum Database

There are 3 objects for which Decoration contains → channel
26.12.15 Inside is black with a reserved line halfway down rim and a reserved centre circle with a black band and a central dot. The rim is vertical and offset slightly. Two handles are black all over. Outside design, from top to bottom is, black rim, lotus bud and dots linked with chain, black band with narrower bands either side, alternating buds and dots slighlty diagonal, black band with narrower bands either side, rays. At top is a red ridge that then leads to a ribbed and reserved stem. The lower half is black as is the top of the foot and the side. The foot has a thicker ridge around the edge resulting in a channel effect going all the way around it. The resting surface and conical base are reserved apart from the inner ring of the foot which is black. 2005.89.0017.jpg
E.79.2 Such an offering plate was placed in a tomb to provide food for the deceased after death. The plate is oval in shape made with clay and a red slip. Offered here are two loaves of bread, a trussed bull and a leg of beef. The cross channel on the plate allowed the water that was ritually placed in the bowl to drain away down the hole. The water was placed there to moisten the food and provide a kind of magical soup for the deceased. 2002.98.0207.jpg
L.2011.1.38 High mouldings around the central discus and the nozzle. Two moulded projections on the edge of shoulders. Channel incised on the length of the nozzle, with two circular mouldings around the filling-hole. Circular dip in the nozzle, near the hole. 2011.97.0274.jpg
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