A Jar is a type of vessel that has an approximately cylindrical body and is used for cooking or storage purposes.  By using Anna Shepard's criteria, a jar is a closed form where the height is greater than the diameter.  The angle of the sides from the base are between 45 and 90 degrees and it has an apparent neck.  A Jar may or may not have handles.  If It has a spout, it is listed under Spouted Jar.  

This category matches Woolley's published ceramic typology Nos. 43-48; 54-176; 186-203; 217-222; 250-253.  It matches the metal vessel typology Nos. 52-79 and Stone vessel typology Nos. 60-92.  

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Object U Number Museum Number (UPM Date Reg Number) Museum Number (BM Registration Number) Museum Number (UPM B-number) Description (Catalog Card)
(none) (none) 1930,1213.585 (none) (none)
(none) (none) 1930,1213.581 (none) (none)
(none) (none) (none) B17546 Unknown
(none) 31-16-186 (none) (none) (none)
(none) (none) (none) B16612 (none)
(none) (none) (none) B15784 (none)
(none) (none) (none) B17258 (none)
(none) (none) (none) B15791 (none)
(none) (none) (none) B16600A (none)
(none) (none) (none) B16600B (none)
(none) (none) (none) B16600C (none)
(none) (none) (none) B15786 (none)
(none) (none) (none) B15783 (none)
(none) 31-16-216 (none) (none) (none)
(none) 31-16-210 (none) (none) unknown
(none) 31-16-221 (none) (none) (none)
(none) 35-1-256 (none) (none) (none)
(none) 31-16-225 (none) (none) (none)
(none) 31-16-224 (none) (none) (none)
(none) 31-16-218 (none) (none) (none)
(none) 31-16-226 (none) (none) (none)
(none) 31-16-220 (none) (none) (none)
(none) 31-16-213 (none) (none) unknown
(none) 31-16-211 (none) (none) unknown
(none) (none) (none) (none) (none)

Related Terms

Bottles - Pots - Spouted