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OLIVE JAR, LATE STYLE - TYPE INDEX


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Type Name:
OLIVE JAR, LATE STYLE
Category:
UNGLAZED COARSE EARTHENWARE
Production Origin:
SPAIN
Production Date Range:
1800-1900
Defining Attributes:
Paste is compact, cream to reddish buff in color, with light sand or little evident mineral temper.

Vessel walls range considerably in thickness, from about 7-10mm. Narrow square-sectioned throwing ridges encircling the vessel can often be observed on interior surfaces.

Typical formal elements include a very simple ring or band neck applied directly to the vessel shoulders, and a pointed or elongated base. No handles are present.

Vessel Forms:
STORAGE JAR
Comments:
Late Style Olive Jar body forms and sizes are the most varied of any Olive Jar style. The light color, narrow horizontal ridging on the body, and the very simple unsculpted ring neck can help distinguish it from other styles.
Published Definitions:
Goggin 1960: 18-21, Deagan 2002: 34-35;