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Item No 37. Water Container-Redware



Red Ware; Wheel thrown: High fired

Orifice Diameter: 116cm, 95cm

Vessel Height: 54cm

Imported; probably Near East countries.

This is a huge water container; cone shaped body; flat base; thickened flat-top rim; unrestricted orifice; post-firing animal and birds painted motif; The function of this uncertain; this form classified as 1 - 0:3 (frustum), according to its inferred total vessel shape.

Detecting Officer : Mr. A.Jayasinghe (ASC)


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