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66% preserved, 16 sherds mended into 3 nonjoining pieces. 30% neck and shoulder, 85% mid and lower body, complete base. Handle fragment possibly belongs. Most of profile, lacking upper neck and rim. Pres. H. 0.185, Diam. neck 0.043, max. Diam. 0.111, Diam. base 0.057-0.060.

Medium-coarse fabric with reddish yellow fracture and paler reddish yellow surfaces. 10% inclusions. Exterior fine, very pale brown slip turning yellow in places.

Dump, light brown (trench 90C, pail 94 [14]), red (trench 87B, pail 106D [1]), and dark brown (trench 87B, pail 111D [1]) soil strata east of kiln.

Fabric sample 95/41; fabric group 1b.80

33% preserved, 23 sherds mended into 6 nonjoining pieces. 75% rim and neck, 25% upper body, 10% base, handle attachments. Composite profile, lacking most of lower body. Restored H. 0.243, Diam. rim 0.085, max. Diam. 0.171, Diam. base 0.105.

Very pale brown fracture and surfaces. Body 10% inclusions (medium-coarse), neck 1% (fine), handle 20% (coarse). Join of neck to shoulder as well as handle attachments well-integrated. Exterior brownish yellow monochrome. Interior dark-dipped neck.

Dump, light brown (trench 87B, pail 93 [11]; trench 90C, pail 94 [1]) and red soil (trench 87B, pails 93A [6], 106D [2]) strata east of kiln; dark brown soil stratum northeast of kiln (trench 87B, pails 111 [1], 115 [1]) and court north of stoa (trench 95A, pail 165 [1]).

Fabric sample 95/39; fabric group 3.

25% preserved, 16 sherds mended into 4 nonjoining pieces. Almost complete rim and neck, 33% upper body, 25% base, nearly intact handle. Pres. H. 0.140, Diam. rim 0.101-0.105, pres. max. Diam. 0.223, Diam. base 0.116.

Medium-coarse fabric with light reddish brown to weak red fracture and very pale brown surfaces. 10% inclusions. Join of neck to shoulder and handle attachments well-integrated. Overfired. Exterior very dark gray monochrome. Interior dark-dipped neck.

Dump, red (trench 87B, pail 106E [2]) and dark brown (trench 87B, pails 111D [11], 115 [1], 118 [2]) soil strata east of kiln.

Fabric sample 95/46; fabric group 2b.

5 sherds mended into 2 nonjoining pieces, preserving 30% rim, 80% neck, tiny portion of shoulder (nonjoining), upper handle attachment. Worn surfaces. Pres. H. 0.115, Diam. rim 0.155.

Reddish yellow fracture and yellow surfaces. Body 10% inclusions (medium-coarse), neck ring 25% (coarse). Interior neck narrowed by coarse clay reinforcement coil (30% inclusions). Exterior very dark gray monochrome. Interior dark-dipped neck.

Dump, dark brown soil stratum east of kiln (trench 87B, pails 115 [1], 116E [4]).

Fabric sample 95/40 taken from body; fabric group 2a.

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