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Item No 27. Pot-(Muttiya) - Plain red ware -Anuradhapura period



Plain Red Ware; Wheel thrown: low fired

Unstratified; Late historic period.

This is medium size pot; globular body; paddle formed body; saggy base; everted flared rim; restricted orifice; short neck; this vessel form circulated from Anuradhapura period to colonial period; The function of this primarily storing (secondary storing short/long term); Analogous local (vernacular) name is muttiya; this form classified as 1 - 0:6 (sphere), according to its inferred total vessel shape.

Detecting Officer: Mr.SamanthaGunasekara (SC)


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