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This brown-glazed human figure is a rare form in Khmer ceramics. The basic gourd-shaped bottle is decorated with incised and applied human features. The position of the hands are in the gesture of ‘paying respect’. This feature is presumed to be the representation of a priest or Shiva ascetic in Hinduism. These ceramics are mostly found at Khmer kiln sites at Buriram Province, northeastern Thailand. However, evidence of this kind of bottle used to serve a funerary purpose has also been found at burial grounds near Sras Srang, Angkor area.