Ure Museum Database

There are 118 objects for which Decoration contains → clay
11.10.3 Squatting satyr, with large phallus, hands across stomach. Whitish/pale yellow clay, with traces of pinkish-red slip all over. Back not moulded. Resting surface curved in a horseshoe shape. Facial features mostly distinguishable. Satyr wears an angry expression. 2002.97.0760.jpg
13.10.16 Interior: red with concentric black circles inside thick black bands halfway down body, and at base. Exterior: red, with one broad black band. Coarse brownish clay. Handles are also black. 2008.99.0169.jpg
13.10.20 White slip on brown clay. 2008.99.0204.jpg
13.10.25 Pinkish clay, undecorated. Circular indention at top of shoulder. Circular indentation on base, (chipped ?) 2008.03.0033.jpg
13.10.37 Red wash and some added clay. A dot on the left hand side of the head may be an earring or ear, one on the neck part of a neacklace. 2005.02.0194.jpg
14.9.116 A festoon of lanceolate leaves in thinned clay hanging by means of small carelessly incised arcs from a white fillet. Inside black with a narrow band of unintentional red just inside the rim. 2003.36.0094.jpg
14.9.123 Red clay with white slip, orange-red glaze. On shoulder part of harp and two narrow bands. On body broad band 1.3 cm wide, and close beneath it second band 0.5 cm wide. 2003.36.0095.jpg
14.9.13 Creamy-white clay. Patterns in dull black on pinkish ground, rectangles and lines on the outside and a curved pattern inside. Small section of rim (?) 2007.03.1260.jpg
14.9.14 The ground of the clay is pinkish inside and creamy outside. No finished edges. Patterns in dull black, curvilinear, on both sides. The pattern is curved on both surfaces. 2007.03.1262.jpg
14.9.22 Red clay with white slip on both sides and decorative red stripes, angled like very open chevrons, on outside. Inside, trace of red across on corner perhaps evidence of lost interior design. No finished edges so it is a middle piece. 2007.03.1266.jpg
14.9.30 Sherd with fragment of handle attached. Interior surface is reserved showing the pale clay. The exterior is covered with dull black paint and has superimposed bands of white with the suggestion that there is some pattern inside the band. Small section of handle is black as well. No finished edges. 2007.03.1254.jpg
14.9.37 Fragment of thick clay with rim attached. Buff clay with black paint. Inside is painted black. The Outside has a black narrow band at rim with a coiled leaf pattern below, followed by blurry bands. 2003.01.0008.jpg
14.9.38 Pinkish-buff clay with brick red paint. The exterior surface has a band at rim above a spiral with linking lines with small petal-like crescents between them. Inside, the surface is red. 2003.01.0093.jpg
14.9.39 Clear buff clay with brownish-black paint. Outside broad band at rim with some red showing through. Below, on body are linked spirals with red glaze appearing through black. Inside the rim is black with the lower part of the fragment reserved. There is however, the start of a line running downwards at right. 2003.01.0094.jpg
14.9.40 Buff clay with dull black paint. The outer surface has a band at the rim with a double foliate band on body with another plain band below. The inside surface is chocolate brown faded from black. 2003.01.0095.jpg
14.9.41 Pinkish clay with black paint. Outer surface has a narrow band at rim above two rows of dots between thin bands with plain bands below. Interior surface has a creamy-yellow slip. 2003.01.0096.jpg
14.9.42 Pinkish-buff clay. Exterior surface has poor, dull black paint in a pattern of three linked spirals between broad bands. Interior surface is reserved except for an irregular streak of red top to bottom. No finished edges. 2003.01.0097.jpg
14.9.43 Buff clay. The interior surface is black and the exterior surface is cream with dull black painted design. There is a band at the rim and the pattern on the body below is of buds and spiral leaves. 2003.01.0098.jpg
14.9.44 Top edge of rim is painted black. Buff clay with black paint. Outer surface has a ripple pattern based on horizontal band. Inside has similar but the ripple pattern does not extend below the rim, and sits on two bands inside bowl. 2003.01.0099.jpg
14.9.48 Brick red paint on pinkish buff clay. Interior surface has Two red bands, on on top of rim and one just below. Main scene is a chariot with three passengers facing to right. The broad band below rim has practically obliterated the heads and shoulders. On outer surface is a red band just below rim. 2005.88.0003.jpg
14.9.49 Brick red paint on pinkish-buff clay. On the exterior surface is a band around the rim and one just below, but broader. Design is a little unclear but perhaps shows the heads and shoulders of two men (perhaps in a chariot ?) wearing clothing patterned with dots. On the underside is a red band around rim leaving the rest reserved. 2003.01.0084.jpg
14.9.50 Shiny red-brown paint on pale buff clay. On outside is a broad band under rim with a loop with cross-piece in centre hanging from it. Both parts have transverse bars. Below and along fracture is a curved line. The interior surface is reserved in the lower part but has as broad band covering rim at the top. 2003.01.0085.jpg
14.9.56 Brownish black paint on buff clay. Design of connected spirals, with chevrons in the spaces between. Underside is reserved. 2003.01.0081.jpg
14.9.59 Series of banded sections on pale buff background. Top section plain painted band faded to brown, followed by band of small black dots between two lines, then thick black band and 2 thin black lines then another black band that has faded to red and finally a thin black line with one further band that covers the corner and is visible on the bottom. The rest of the bottom is the pale buff of the clay. Inside has traces of brown paint particularly near the top. 2006.20.0333.jpg
14.9.73 Coarse brownish clay with no finished edges. Underside is black except for a red band superimposed between two white ones. The exterior surface has a cream slip with brownish black paint and shows the fore part of goat / deer grazing to the left with the hind leg, rump and tail of the animal in front. 'Swastika' type designs and dotted rosettes in the field. 2013.04.0004.jpg
2003.7.15 Piece of fragment made of red clay with pattern both sides. Fragment is slightly curved, with a small rim at the top suggesting it could be part of a decorative plate or bowl. Side A, which is possible the interior, has a broad black line at the bottom - possibly this was the colour of the interior, with five rough circles in a row, alternating black and red from the left hand side, painted on top of a white background. Side B has a similar broad black line at the bottom, with a broad white line painted at the top and several faded black vertical lines painted over the white. The shape of the fragment is rectangular, and it slopes to a point at the right hand side. 2007.03.1222.jpg
2003.7.22 Possibly top part of a bowl/jug due to smooth edge of rim and the way it curves half way down. The interior side is painted in black. The exterior has the top half painted in white, with two lines of small black dots parellel to each other at the edges of the white paint. There are two dark brown/faded blakc parellel lines which have two black squares at either end of them. There is a narrow red line beneath the white, with a black area beneath that. The clay is quite smooth. 2007.03.1220.jpg
2005.3.17 Black on dark brown clay, possibility of band and fill ornament, interior is black 2006.20.0355.jpg
2007.9.12 Slightly glossy black paint on inside surface, matte black on outside, very fine incised lines on outside of clay body.
22.3.24 Clay greyish. Inside, with reserved circle, woman running with tray in one hand, uncertain object in other. Rocky ground shown by black spots on reserved surface. Around the inside rim of the kylix are heart and flower shape patterns attached to long flowing lines.Added white, sometimes touched with yellow. On deep rim, ivy beneath. Outside A: two men facing each other holding different uncetain objects there are three circular objects around them, two with a dot in the middle and the other with a cross. Three palmette patterns surround each of the men, but as some of the kylix is missing these patterns are not all complete, the patterns also change slightly when under the handle. The lower quarter of presumably similar picture of the men can also be seen. 2003.28.0091.jpg
22.9.8 Horse and rider - man (?monkey). Solid. Clay pinkish, decorated in black stripes, both vertical and horizontal on horse. Man has a band round waist, arms and back. The top of his head is black. 2007.02.0012.jpg
25.8.3 Globular, trefoil moth, tricorne lid, shallow foot-ring. Black, underneath reserved. Clay pale buf. Some plaster filling. Tongues on shoulder, every second red, every fourth yellowish-buff, orig. white (cf. ball aryballos 39.9.5). Just below tongues 2003.07.0097.jpg
25.8.7 Seated woman (or goddess). Hollow. Back flat, slightly tilted. Clay fired to dark grey. White slip all over. Pink on hair, lips, chiton, yellow on cloak. 2002.97.0399.jpg
26.12.28 Clay pale buff. Decoration streaky brownish-black, in parts fired to red. On shoulder, two wave bands between two straight. Rest of vase black. Bars across handle, black line round lip. Side of foot and bottom reserved. 2005.89.0016.jpg
26.12.32 Pale clay; greyish glaze, uneven reserved patches between handles (at join with body), inside of handles also reserved, reserved band above footring (possibly unintentional). Footring black with narrow reserved resting surface. Base reserved with large black disk in centre. 2002.97.0601.jpg
26.12.6 Pale greenish clay once decorated with black paint, now brown. Two handles left reserved. Mouth black and on shoulder is a daisy-petal pattern. Just above the widest part of the body is a single row of dots and the rest is banded. 2003.03.0086.jpg
26.12.9 Lip black. Exterior of handle balck and interior reserved. Shoulder: broad band at base of neck, from which hang bars with a white dot at bottom of each. Body: six ivy leaves above six lotuses, buds alternating with flowers with white outer petals painted directly on the clay. Remander of the body and the foot in black. Resting surface and base reserved. 2002.97.0585.jpg
26.2.100 Glaze a rather leaden black outside, chocolate brown inside. A festoon of lanceolate leaves in thinned clay hanging by means of an incised zigzag (debased arcs) from a white fillet. 2013.04.0026.jpg
26.2.30 Outside, a b=and below the rim, three lower down, faded black on greyish-buff clay. Inside, on a thin pale slip, large dots on the flat rim, a broad black band with thinner bands of red (and white?) superimposed, and what might be the top of a horse's head to left, showing the beginning of the eye on the extreme left, the ear in the centre, and the main impinging on hte framing broad band. 2013.04.0072.jpg
26.2.32 Red painted designs on cream-buff slip on orange red clay. On the underside on the rim there are four .5 wide dashes at one side and a 2 horizontal bar at the other while on the underside body there are four red bands following the contours of the dish all between 1 and 3 apart. On the topside, from top to bottom are four verticle bars alternating with 9 dot rosettes on rim, of which survive from left to right two verticle lines, nine dots, four verticle lines, and nine dots before the fragment ends. On the top of the face of the dish itself is a ca. 1.5 broad red band and below this is a zone of lotus flowers and buds with a final 1 broad band below. 2003.46.0007.jpg
26.2.34 No finished edges. The underside has three brown bands only slightly darker than the clay itself. The topside has a central design of concentric circles linked by three lines supporting two leaves. This design is between two bands of white-red-white on black. 2004.46.0062.jpg
26.2.43 2 zones of grazing goats; upper one head to right, and hind feet of a second goat, the lower: horn and back of goat facing left;black verging on brown or dark red, on thin cream slip, clay reddish, one edge of meander cross field ornament preserved on upper zone. 2003.46.0078.jpg
26.2.57 On plate, back to back spirals joined by three thin lines between heart-shaped leaves; on rim proper, tips of five silhouetted triangles. Black, shading off to red, on creamy-buff. Sides of plate and outer side of handle black. Rest of underside shows the clay rough and pinkish-black in colour. 2005.02.0480.jpg
26.2.72 Clay the usual grey, but the white ground of the outside is more stony and less milky than normal. Outside, back hair in three tresses and a spiral curl and part of wing of sphinx. Inside streaky blac with one band of better preserved black due to disappearance of superimposed red or white. 2005.02.0384.jpg
26.7.10 Woman in cloak, playing tympanum(beathing rympareum(?)). Head missing. Clay brownish-pink. White slip. Hollow, and oval hole in back. 2004.95.0035.jpg
27.4.13 Clay pale and rough. Jug garland of ivy leaves. Cf. 27.4.14 2003.15.0099.jpg
27.4.14 Clay pale and rough. Three rough ovals on shoulder and top of body. upper part filled in with black. 2003.15.0098.jpg
27.4.15 Pale clay, paint fired red. Trefoil lip. On neck, a central panel with bird (?), flanked on either side by two vertical lines, panel of zigzag (?) or oblique lines, three more vertical lines. Top and bottom of body broad band; thin bands filling space 2003.97.0776.jpg
29.11.11 Female mask or protome; suspension hole in top. Clay brown, covered with white slip. 2002.97.0421.jpg
30.4.1 Clay buff, coarse. Decoration: brick-red to brown on creamy buff. Zones of pattern: Step pattern between handles, chevron and dot under handle; bands; zig-zag; bands; wave pattern; bands; thick black band to foot. Underside of foot reserved except for three thin bands. Top side of handles has band pattern on then. Inside body, seven thin bands on a reserved backing. Leaf pattern on rim. 2002.97.0457.jpg
34.10.17 Orange/buff clay. White slip, traces of red and black. Suspension hole blocked. Female protone / mask with long hair; almost straight across bottom. Label '115' inside. 2002.97.0389.jpg
34.10.19 Seated female. Hollow. Clay buff, traces of white slip. 2002.97.0438.jpg
34.10.20 Squatting youth; entirely hollow. Right leg drawn up, hand on knee, left leg bent round in front, left hand on ground. Clay deep orange. Trace of pink on body, red at back of head. 2002.97.0434.jpg
34.10.22 Pointed stephane with traces of blue; red band round top of tall base. Clay deep pink but flesh red. 2002.97.0377.jpg
34.10.24 Standing female (Leda), left leg slightly bent. Naked with cloak over left leg and held up behind by left hand; swan, with neck stretched upwards, held against right hip. Clay light brown. White slip, blue on cloak. Large rectangular opening in back. On the back of the base is a piece of paper with the number 140 written on it. 2004.95.0122.jpg
34.10.25 Standing female, left arm akimbo, right arm at side, holding jar, wearing long flowing robes. Large opening at back. Paper number 13. Clay pink. White slip. 2002.97.0429.jpg
34.10.26 Female head with low polos over four horizontal plaits with three vertical plaits. Traces of white paint, and of red on hair. Clay brownish-beige. 2002.97.0426.jpg
34.8.13 Standing nude male, arms at sides. Legs apart, right knee slightly bent. Clay light brown. Plentiful red colouring. Solid; rectangular base. 2004.95.0058.jpg
34.8.9 Quatrefoil with side hatching and central zigzag. Below, three petals below zigzag. Six-pointed star on back (very faint). On top of mouth four bands, the second from edge is broader. Dark brown patterning and yellow-buff clay. 2004.95.0104.jpg
44.6.1 Clay and surface of vase ferruginous buff, black glaze fired in parts to a pale orange brown. Inside is black with traces of red bands and there are red bands on the inner rim. The upper surface has circular patterns of dots (lotuses?) alternating with vertical rows of dots. Below these and above the handle are three bands, red between two black. Below handles are two bands and another around foot. Three bands on base with central dot. 2003.35.0091.jpg
45.6.51 Deep, small cup of a pale yellowish clay. Rim slightly flarred. Short neck widening to round body with two upright handles on either side, one of which is broken, short foot and flat base 2006.20.0172.jpg
45.6.61 Short neck and small closed mouth, pear shaped with a flat base, pale orange clay. 2006.20.0024.jpg
47.10.2 Clay reddish, glaze thin and streaky. In upper part two pairs of vertical bands; in lower a broad horizontal band. Inside black to depth of 2.0cm from lip, rest reserved. Handles black on outside. Foot reserved. 2002.97.0469.jpg
47.2.35 Standing female figure. Wheelmade body, moulded head. Woman in veil. Holding at breast level an object now broken off. Traces of black on head and eyes, red on face and clothes. Clay orange. 2008.99.0154.jpg
48.12.1 Bowl of rather coarse clay. Interior glossed black, although only traces of brown remain. Two rounded handles, one on each side, with traces of faint brownish-black gloss. Outside, narrow bands immediately below rim and at base of handles. Between the handles is pair of parallel wavy lines (only on front). Black gloss from below handles to foot. Foot is rounded and base is concave and reserved. 2003.92.0249.jpg
50.12.1 A thick clay fragment showing below the rim and in line with the area of the handle zone; a pattern of joined arc-shaped bands and immediatly before the handle a vertical line joining the horizontal lines that surround the arc motif. On top of rim there is a single narrower curved painted band. 2006.20.0161.jpg
50.12.12 Although there is no decoration, there appears to be a line painted just that has faded to the colour of the clay. Below the rim is a roughened area where a handle may have placed. The outer surface of the pot might have been burnished while the inside is less smooth. 2003.98.0250.jpg
50.12.18 Fragment of fine clay cup or open dish. Exterior: series of five thin parallel curved lines, cut through by a broader vertical band. The curved lines have faded to orange while the more densely painted horizontal line has faded to dark brown. Interior: three thin parallel curved lines that have faded almost completely in parts. . 2007.03.1243.jpg
50.12.2 Fragment of wall of krater or other open bowl. Pale clay, white slip inside and out. Glaze yellow to brown for black. Interior broad black band. Exterior, bands of curved and straight lines. 2003.98.0093.jpg
50.12.27 rim and neck of large plain storage vessel, very ale clay, no painted decoration 2003.98.0120.jpg
50.12.31 Clay pinkish; paint red for black, interior reserved with part of one red band, exterior: parallel fish bone lines, and two apsidal lines, 2003.98.0243.jpg
50.12.37 White clay fragment slightly curved and the exterior shows detail of a pattern; parallel lines curve accross the fragment to the left there is part of a feather pattern that has a single scroll at the top. On the bottom right the the pattern may be bulb shaped and six curved lines across it. The black paintwork is faded in part while some is still dark. The interior has been painted black while the area below the top has been completely worn. 2006.20.0156.jpg
50.12.5 Part of foot of a closed vase. Coarse clay with tiny black and white inclusions. The interior is pink and fairly rough, the exterior is unglazed and grey. There is a small section of black near the top. 2003.98.0110.jpg
50.12.6 Fragment of comparatively fine open vase. Very pale clay. Interior black band about 1 cm wide just inside rim. Exterior lip grooved and painted black. Small bit of painted ornament. 2003.98.0096.jpg
50.12.7 False neck and one handle of stirrup-vase. Pale clay. Black bands on handle and top, and one at base of neck. 2003.98.0214.jpg
50.12.9 Fragment of kylix (? very little curvature). Pale buff clay. Interior polished. Exterior three shells. 2003.98.0129.jpg
50.4.7 The exterior and interior of the mouth, as well as exterior of handle are painted black. The top of the mouth and the underside of the handle reserved. Shoulder decorated with two rows of blakc painted rays. Those of the upper row are short. The body is decorated in the white-ground technique. Decoration on front of body; at top a band with geometric meander pattern, framed by thin black bands. In a square framed by thin black bands, net pattern. The lower of the body, the small stem and the upper part of the base are black. On the lower part of the body, the glae has not been applied carefully leaving thin lines on the colour of the clay. The exterior of the foot and the underisde are reserved. 2008.10.0030.jpg
57.3.1 Clay pale, paint greyish brown: large closed vessel, interior unpainted. Exterior broad black line, and part of a circular spiral in black. One small faded black line in middle of fragment, a section of a semi circle to the left of the broad black line. 2003.98.0173.jpg
57.3.15 Middle part of draped female figure, seated on throne(?) Left hand emerging from draping, and left lef with knee bent. Clay pink. Pierced hole in extension on right side. Mould-made, with flat back, probably. 2006.20.0267.jpg
57.3.16 Lower part of boy. Two legs and one arm wrapped in cloak. Clay orange. Traces of red on legs. Apparently seated. Mould-made, probably with flat back.
57.3.4 Decorated with white slip reddish-brown paint. Row of dots between narrow and broad horizontal band. Most of the fragment is taken up with three radiating lines, crossed with small bars. Below this is a broad curved line. The underside is reserved and the clay is ribbed. 2004.12.0097.jpg
58.2.2 Brown paint on lip, one line halfway down neck, two round edge of shoulder. Incised lines around body. Small depression in centre of base. Small metallic particles in clay. 2003.98.0040.jpg
58.2.6 Brown clay(?), blackened greatly in places. No pattern can be distinguished. 2003.92.0112.jpg
59.6.2 Cylindrical with small circular hole in the middle. Made from a pale orangey yellow clay. 2002.97.0594.jpg
60.8.3A-B Lid: lowest tier of knob black, upper tiers reserved. Stem and band around stem black, then another black band, main design of trident-lotuses and palmettes. Side of lid black, underside reserved. Lekanis: interior black with a streaky spiral pattern through which the clay shows; handles originally black; broken wave pattern around outside of rim, then black band; lower part of body, outside of footring and resting surface black; base reserved. 2002.97.0575.jpg Buff clay, painted reddish-brown to a depth of 4.0 on the exterior, 2.5 on the interior. Applied grey band over brown on the exterior. 2008.99.0501.jpg Grey clay (burnt?). Surface left very rough all over. 2008.99.0481.jpg Rough, yellowish clay; undecorated. 2003.92.0127.jpg Yellowish buff clay, painted brownish-black throughout, except for a reserved base. There is a white band just below the lip. 2008.99.0491.jpg
67.7.2 Brown clay, with slight white spot/imprints?
74.7.5 Female protome, burnt. Brown clay, covered with white slip. Suspension hole in top. Label on back 'Thebes' in P.N. Ure's writing. 2002.97.0398.jpg
77.9.1 About half foot and side to H. of c.1.5 cm, of small cup. Clay pink. Red for black inside and out, with res about 1 cm wide running diagonally across side and foot. Underneath, broad purple ring in centre, and groove near edge. Outside, two narrow pu
83.11.1 Torso of seated female figurine, and legs to just below knees. Right arm (articulated). Blobs representing (?) jewlery arranged in a saltine cross over front of body, and horizontal row at waist. Tow incised lines on left thigh. Clay orange pink. 2006.08.0175.jpg
83.11.7 Front part of female head from figurine. Hair waved on top, ringlet down side on right side. Earrings. Clay dark orange, coarse, and bown in patterns. 2005.02.0503.jpg
83.11.8 Head of female figurine, veiled, archaic features. Clay bright yellow-orange. Veil closely drawn in at sides. 2005.02.0228.jpg
83.2.4 Small horned shaped peice of terracotta in a pale yellow clay. 2006.20.0530.jpg
83.5.2 Base of 4th c. BC coarse ware open vessel, painted black, fired reddish brown inside. Clay pink, with shell inclusions. Graffito on base (see drawing on card). Foot concave with central peak projecting.
E.47.6.10 Pink clay with a white slip. Very rounded shoulders, tapering to flat base. Body striated. Two handles and narrow neck, with wide mouth. Spout on shoulder. Large piece broken out of one side. 2002.98.0020.jpg
E.47.6.6 Tall red clay jar, tapering to base. Coarse pink clay. Band of black pigment around lip 2006.20.0064.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
REDMG:1953.25.102 Recumbent lion, with head turned to the right. Pale orange clay, with inclusions; surface has traces of white slip.
REDMG:1953.25.87 Mounted horseman to right. Horses legs moulded onto flat background. Brown clay. Hollow with a hole in flat, unmoulded back, possibly for hanging. 2003.93.0137.jpg
REDMG:1953.25.91 Figure on a horse, moulded both back and front. On back can be seen a circular shield. The front shows the horses mane and the figures face. Red coarse clay with flecks of white. Hole completely through nose of horse perhaps for suspension(?). Horse has two legs, each with a concave base. 2003.93.0135.jpg
REDMG:1953.25.96 Head of a female with hair tied up into a bundle at the back of her head and appearing to wear a head dress of some sort. Traces of red paint on hair at back of head and on head dress. Long, smooth neck and face with flesh coloured clay. 2006.20.0675.jpg
REDMG:1964.1644.1 Circular, horizontal handle attached to a rim of either a cup or skyphos. Thick rim made of red clay. 2006.20.0278.jpg
REDMG:1964.1645.1 Handle, rim and part of body remaining. Interior surface appears to have been black but is now worn back to clay. Handle is oval, rounded and was painted black. Body part appears to have been unevenly painted/fired leaving areas reserved. 2006.20.0508.jpg
REDMG:1964.1652.1 Coarse clay with inclusions. Thin neck and foot. Base is flat. No pattern or incised design. 2003.93.0154.jpg
REDMG:1964.1681.1 Single fragment, completely reserved, comprising the base and small part of body, probably of a cup. Base is flat and circular on a small foot. Sides slope up towards the top. Inside is a swirled pattern with a central raised section of excess clay. Fragment is completely reserved. 2003.93.0270.jpg
REDMG:1964.1695.1 Sharply curving. Exterior surface appears to have been brown on one half. Thin incised lines go aroung the other half. Clay is greenish. The interior surface is darker with deposits. 2006.20.0516.jpg
REDMG:1964.1704.1 Straight tall neck, no rim. Pierced handle. Roughly cylindrical. The bottom is slightly convex. Hand made. Clay reddish. 2008.99.0239.jpg
REDMG:1964.1709.1 Thin walls. Completely reserved. Main handle is made of two sections adjoined. Around the rim are at least eight protrusions, some are missing, almost looking like a sun with rays. No defined foot and base is slightly concave. Red clay. 2003.93.0194.jpg
REDMG:1964.1711.1 Coarse clay with many inclusions making it rough. Simplistic design. Colours vary but are not painted and object is reserved all over. Sides are uneven. White deposits on outside toward base. 2003.93.0188.jpg
TEMP.2002.9.1 Squat clay bowl with simple motif and two handles. Low foot painted with a black line. The bottom of the bowl is slightly angled (although irregular). The body (slightly lopsided) curves toward a carination where there is a slightly wavy horizontal band. Two handles, one either side and roughly with a line of black gloss. The rim flares slightly and is decorated with a line above a simple zig zag (which is of poor quality). The interior is almost plain with a ring painted at the base.
TEMP.2003.2.4 It apppears to be a figurehead. Originally made from a pink coloured clay but much of it has worn away.
TEMP.2003.7.29 Small figurine, plain red clay, unpainted. Rounded head, with a small circular piece of clay used for the left eye. There are two small stumps for arms, and no sign of clothes.
TEMP.2003.7.34 Interior painted in black. Exterior has a black and purple decoration in the centre. The purple is in the shape of a cemi-circle, with black around it which has small incisions. The black at the top is almost in a knot-like shape. The clay is a red-brown.
TEMP.2003.7.36 Fragment, clay beige colour. Side b has a small area of black at the bottom. Side a has a small area of black at the top, and a little at the bottom, with an area of red int the middle.
TEMP.2003.7.46 Light brown clay. Small mouth with flared lip. Long slender neck wider at top than bottom turning into pear shaped body with shorter foot and flat base. 2006.20.0417.jpg
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