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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2002.255
Title
Amphora with Flaring Mouth and Two Lug Handles and with Cord-Marked Decor
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
Qijia culture, 2200 BCE - 1500 BCE
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China
Period
Neolithic period
Culture
Chinese
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Reddish buff earthenware with appliqué handles and cord-impressed decoration. Upper Yellow River Valley area; Gansu Qinghai, or Shaanxi province or Inner Mongolia.
Dimensions
44 x 28.2 x 24.5 cm (17 5/16 x 11 1/8 x 9 5/8 in.)
Provenance
Source: The Chinese Porcelain Company
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
2002
Object Number
2002.255
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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