mannerism and naming of earthenware are achieved on the basis of
elements such as handle, water closet pipe, legs and brackets, also
relation between height and diameter of crockery.
Earthen wares with their height less than
widest diameter of dish:
1- Wide opening dishes: The
opening has the largest diameter.
2- Cupules: The height is less
than ½ of diameter.
3- Bowl: The height is equal to
½ of the largest diameter.
4- Cup: Cup is the same as the
bowl, with two differences: First on the size, the height is less
than 15 cm. And second in having holder on the body.
5- Teapot: Wide opening dishes,
which opening is the largest part of the body, without a neck.
Crockery which the height is more than the largest diameter:
1- Chalices: Wide opening
dishes, which the opening is the largest part of the body, without a
2- Mugs and Jars: Earthenware
with narrow neck (bottle and pitcher with a narrow neck)
3- Jug: With or without a handle
4- Ebrigh: A jug with a narrow
5- Scent bottle: A small jug or
jar with two handles and less than 15 cm. Height
6- Amphora: Jug or jar with two
handles and more than 15 cm.
Distinct and special features, such as canteen, animal-shaped
dishes, raytons, lamps, tallow burners and candlesticks.