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jar with lid
  • Western Slavic speaking peoples
  • jar with lid, late 1800s–1980
  • Where object was made: Tesanj, Yugoslavia (present-day Tesanj, Zenica-Doboj Canton, Bosnia and Herzegovina)
  • ceramic
  • Object Height/Diameter: 19 x 18.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 7 1/2 x 7 1/4 in
  • Museum purchase: Watkins Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3058.a,b

The ceramic jar (2007.3058.a) has a wide short neck and two handles. The jar is mostly black. It is decorated with two bands of horizontal lines and a band of horizontal wavy lines above. The shoulder is decorated with short diagonal bars with horizontal tick marks.

The light grey ceramic lid (2007.3058.b) has a flat top and widely flaring sides. It is undecorated.