London, South Kensington
17 February 2000
A NEOLITHIC GLOBULAR POTTERY JAR
WITH FLARING NECK AND TWIN HANDLES, PAINTED IN RED AND BLACK PIGMENTS WITH A BROAD BAND OF HATCH PATTERN CARTOUCHES AND ZIGZAG MOTIFS -- 10¼IN. (26CMS) HIGH; AND A NEOLITHIC JAR DECORATED IN RED AND BLACK PIGMENTS WITH FURTHER BANDS OF HATCH PATTERN CHEVRONS AND GEOMETRIC DESIGNS -- 8¼IN. (21CMS) DIAM, (OLD WEAR).
SEE COLOUR PLATE 8. (2)
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