The woman-shaped vessel, with a face, has handles that rest on the upper part of the belly. The woman’s nose is onlaid, her eyes and mouth are made of pieces of faience. The two strings of her necklace, her belt and her arms are incrusted with pieces of faience. In the centre of the body is a big round opening. A family stored salt supplies of several months in such salt jars.
Collection : Ethnographic collection
Exposition : Armenian Applied Art 15th – 17th cc.
Period : Middle Ages
Era : late 19th century
Location : Aragatsotn
Place : Aparan
Material : Clay
Inventar # : 4277