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pyxis

Pottery pyxis, approximately 1/4 missing and partly repaired; biconical body with rounded base; concave neck; everted rim added seperately; three pierced lug-handles (two surviving); very thin, but relatively coarse, orange-buff clay with grey core similar to Base Ring fabric; orange-buff slip; decorated in matt brown paint in the manner of Base Ring II ware: irregular bands of parallel lines on lower part of vase and with bands of concentric lines between the handles.

AN227510001

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