That's Eliana Passentin with him.
Photo Credit; S Shtern
It's a flask for liquids. A canteen / water bottle.
Who made it?
About 3700 years ago, or maybe a bit less.
One side was smashed, accidentally, but can be repaired.
Two series of three concentric brown circles.
That's all the details at present.
I saw it two months ago with Eve Harow, friend and fellow lover-of the-Land,and we were stupendisized.