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  • The typical Nubian black-topped bowls were, the most common were, but we also recovered a fragment of blackware incised with white-paste triangles and parts of a small "milk-jar" with an incised cow and calf (another diagnostic pottery type in Nubia).

    Interactive Dig Hierakonpolis - Nubians at Hierakonpolis

  • (D2) King orders that any one found showing sympathy for the corpse as it hangs up shall be arrested; (D3) by the trick of the broken water-jar or milk-jar, the widow of the dead robber is able to mourn him unsuspected.

    Filipino Popular Tales

  • In the one the overturned milk-jar served as a water - spout; in the other the open mouth of one of the cubs answered the same purpose.

    A History of Greek Art

  • But I did; an immense dog issued suddenly with prodigious speed from the back door with the remains of a large, deep, stone milk-jar about his neck!

    Autobiography and Other Memorials of Mrs. Gilbert, Formerly Ann Taylor

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  • See initial comment for teat cups.

    January 21, 2010