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Jug (red polished III ware type IIB)
2000 BCE-1750 BCE

17.1 × 17.1 × 11.0 cm
Place/s of Execution
Accession Number
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1968
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Small spouted jug with flat round mouth, rounded base and high handle attached at rim and shoulder. The rim is flattened and wide, the body rounded although it tapers in slightly toward the neck. The spout is narrow and tubular, extending approximately 8.0 cm from the body. Incised decoration comprising of angelled parallel lines on the handle and triple zig-zag lines on the body is present. There are also double incised zig-zag lines on the neck and sets of three punched holes at the end of each set of incised lines. Also a small pinched knob at the base of the neck.