Highgate Wood form: HW.4.2 S-shaped jar with decorated band at shoulder

  • Form: Necked jar with a broad zone delimited by a groove and cordons at the base of the neck and a second one at the shoulder. S-shaped or slightly carinated profile, with a rounded projecting lip. Decorated on the shoulder zone with a continuous band of vertical lines or (rarely) a continuous zone of burnished lattice (e.g. 1537). This is the standard Highgate jar form of phase 3.
  • Southwark: IIE
  • Fabric: HWC.
  • Phase: Principally phase 3, but a few examples from phase 2 contexts (e.g. 106).
Distribution of form 4.2 through phases
2-1-ii 106 HWC
2-3-S-i 340 HWC
2-3-S-i 401 HWC
2-3-S-iv 460 HWC
3-1-iii-b 697 HWC
3-1-iv-a 774 HWC
3-1-iv-c 852 HWC
3-2_4-ii 920 HWC
3-2_4-iii-a 1010 HWC
3-2_4-iii-b 1060 HWC
3-2_4-iii-b 1071 HWC
3-2_4-iii-b 1102 HWC
3-2_4-iii-c 1260 HWC
3-2_4-iii-c 1297 HWC
3-2_4-iv-a 1400 HWC
3-2_4-iv-a 1401 HWC
3-2_4-iv-a 1402 HWC
3-2_4-iv-a 1403 HWC
3-2_4-iv-a 1404 HWC
3-2_4-iv-a 1405 HWC
3-2_4-iv-a 1406 HWC
3-2_4-iv-a 1407 HWC
3-2_4-iv-c 1436 HWC
3-2_4-v-a 1474 HWC
3-2_4-v-a 1475 HWC
3-2_4-v-b 1485 HWC
3-2_4-vi-d 1537 HWC
3-2_4-vii-a 1558 HWC
3-2_4-vii-a 1559 HWC
3-2_4-vii-a 1560 HWC
4-i 1595 HWC
4-ii-c 1640 HWC