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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1993.226
Title
Ovoid Storage Jar with Two Lug Handles, with Short Neck and Flaring Lip, and with Abstract Spiral Decor
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
Majiayao cutlure, Banshan phase, 2650 BCE - 2350 BCE
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China
Period
Neolithic period
Culture
Chinese
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Buff earthenware with decoration painted in black and burgundy slips, the surface burnished before firing. Upper Yellow River Valley area; Gansu, Qinghai, or Ningxia province.
Dimensions
H. 30 x Diam. 33.4 cm (11 13/16 x 13 1/8 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Ernest B. and Helen Pratt Dane Fund for the Acquisition of Oriental Art
Accession Year
1993
Object Number
1993.226
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

Prehistoric Pottery from Northwest China, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 05/21/2016 - 08/14/2016

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