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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2006.170.66
Title
Double-handled jar
Other Titles
Original Language Title: 辛店文化 彩陶雙耳罐
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
c. 1600-600 BCE
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China
Period
Xindian culture, c. 1600-600 BCE
Culture
Chinese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/317249
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Earthenware with cord-marked decor
Dimensions
H. 16.8 x W. 16 x Diam. 15.2 cm (6 5/8 x 6 5/16 x 6 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Partial gift of the Walter C. Sedgwick Foundation and partial purchase through the Ernest B. and Helen Pratt Dane Fund for the Acquisition of Oriental Art
Accession Year
2006
Object Number
2006.170.66
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Wide-mouthed jar with ovoid body, straight neck, crimped “pie-crust” rim, and two strap handles attached from rim to shoulders; reddish buff earthenware with dark fire markings and with cord-impressed decoration. Xindian culture. From the upper Yellow River valley region; Gansu, Qinghai, or Ningxia province.
Publication History

Elizabeth LaDuc, "Technical Study of Chinese Ceramics from the Qijia Culture (c.2200-1600 BCE)" (2016)

Exhibition History

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

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