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)
9363 (none) (none) (none) Stone vase, translucent white calcite, type 73. Found loose in soil. [card seems to be a replacement]
94 (none) 1923,1110.47 (none) Frgs of alabaster vase. Decorated with winged ram in high relief. [drawing]
9539 (none) (none) B17147 Vase Oolite? Grey Probably cut down in antiquity from a tall spill vase. Surface badly chipped and pitted Type L1.
954 (none) (none) (none) Clay Vase. Reddish clay with drab engobbage. Wheelmade. Broken. Type LXXXVII. Not yet used in Vol.'s II, IV, VII, or IX.
9647 (none) (none) B17180 Vase. White calcite. Type LXXVI
9677 (none) (none) B17113 Vase White calcite Type LXIII
9678 (none) (none) B17125 Vase. White calcite. Type LXXXI
9689A (none) 1928,1010.465 (none) Vase. White calcite. Type L.
9790 (none) 1928,1010.464 (none) Vase White calcite Type [struck out: LVIVI] LXXIX =64 near
9821 (none) 1928,1010.389b (none) Copper Vase. Found inside 9820 and corroded with it. Type XVII.
9822 (none) 1928,1010.389d (none) Copper Vase Corroded with copper tumbler 9823 inside 9820 Type XC
9924 (none) (none) B17127 White calcite Vase. Type II.

Related Terms

Bottles - Pots - Spouted