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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1931.15
Title
Ovoid Jar with Two Loop Handles and Short, Flaring Neck, and with Geometric 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. Upper Yellow River Valley area; Gansu, Qinghai, or Ningxia province.
Dimensions
H. 25 x Diam. 16.5 cm (9 13/16 x 6 1/2 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Mrs. George A.L. Sarton
Accession Year
1931
Object Number
1931.15
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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