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<p>Bottle composed of three sections above tall, splayed pedestal foot: Compressed globular body, shoulder and tubular neck tapered towards a chipped mouth. Several cracks on neck, a loss and a hole pierced through the footring. Clay: light grey earthenware. Glaze: none. Surface burnished and blackened by reduction firing. Decoration: rows of roulette design encircled the …</p>