Stoneware jar

Production date
Pre 1790
Country
Australia
State/Province
Queensland
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Description
Stoneware jar. Complete food storage jar. Three decorative lines, one at the shoulder and two mid body. Clear salt-glaze on the lower body, mottled brown glaze on the upper body.
Classification
CH classification ARCHAEOLOGY Maritime Archaeology
Measurements
Base dia 115, Ht 140
Media/Materials description
Stoneware
History and use
In 1790 HMS Pandora sailed from England in pursuit of the HMS Bounty and its mutineers. The Pandora was wrecked in 1791 on its return voyage while attempting to negotiate the Great Barrier Reef, Australia.
Queensland Museum archaeological expeditions between 1983 and 1999 recovered many artefacts.
Complete food storage jar. Three decorative lines, one at the shoulder and two mid body. Clear salt-glaze on the lower body, mottled brown glaze on the upper body.

HMS Pandora
Registration number
MA35

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