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From A-B, 2 meters from A-C. The size of the hearth was 60 cm. by 120 cm. The surrounding earth was reddened, and the hearth rested directly on a tamped-earth floor. Fire-burned stone and bone were present. The stones circled the hearth. A layer of fire-burned pebbles lay below the hearth. ), 15 cm. , was associated with a tamped-earth floor level, 1 meter from A-C. This hearth was also surrounded by fireburned stones. A similar hearth, 25 cm. , 1 meter from D, 20 cm. from C-D. A second and smaller hearth in this level was 1 meter from A-C, just above the 172-187-cm.

18. Pottery profiles, Panjwai Cream Surface ware, Morasi lIb, Cut 4. Approxinately X2/5. MAIWAND RED SURFACE WARE Plate 21f, h-i; Plate 23m; Figure 19 Maiwand Red Surface ware dies out almost completely above 140 cm. The most productive level is at the bottom of the stratum: the 400420-cm. level. Occasionally a single thin, horizontal, channeled line decorated the upper half of the vessel walls. Several sherds bear signs of haphazard burnishing or low polish. A number of base sherds suggest the globular profile (Fig.

The style of execution differs in all respects from that of the Morasi Ila figurine (P1. 23n; Fig. 8a). Entirely unimaginative and formal1958, 193-194. a Wheeler, Ghosh, and Deva, 1946,45-49, P1. 29, Fig. A9. 4 Dupree, 1958, 248-250. 2 Dupree, 114 ANTHROPOLOGICAL PAPERS AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY Vol. 50 ized, with a tubular body, small pinches of clay as breasts, triangular pinches of clay as arms, and unelaborated necklace and pendant, this figurine seems to represent the collapse of the vigorous artistic style of the earlier levels.

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