Ceramic: vessel

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5th Century
5th Century
One glazed yellow-ochre earthenware bottle in the form of a flattened globe or canteen with a short neck surmounted by a ring-shaped lip and a flaring pedestal base. Vessel presents two circular faces divided by a ridge running around its vertical circumference from mouth to base. One upper quadrant of the ridge sports a moulded looped grip; the remains of such are visible on the opposing upper quadrant. Each circular face presents moulded serpentine relief patterns within a border of moulded beads and floral motifs. One face presents two opposed avians; the other face a single avian bounded by flowering plants.
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Dimensions (LxWxH): 100 x 152 x 204mm (3 15/16 x 6 x 8 1/16")
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