Small, rough ware pottery jug with one handle and multi-perforated lugs at sides of mouth; below the lip the surface is roughened (possibly impressed) to imitate a beard; spout lost.
- Excavated/Findspot: Carchemish, Jerablus Embankment
- (Asia,Turkey,Southeastern Anatolia Region,Gaziantep (province),Carchemish)
- Diameter: 3.5625 inches
- Height: 4.25 inches
Incomplete; spout lost.
23 June 1998
. onathan. Clean incrustation off if possible to define features.
Grey incrustations on the surface and in the details.
Cleaned manually using a satay stick, a brush and a scalpel blade. Steam cleaned using distilled water; run off dirt and water absorbed into soft tissue paper. This method softened the incrustation. Cleaned manually using a satay stick, stencil brush and a scalpel blade. It was not possible to remove all of the encrustation, because it is very time consuming and the body is very soft.
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Object reference number: WCO79924
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