University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:13090
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Japan
Period: Middle Jomon (uncertain)
Date Made: Jomon
Early Date: -10500
Late Date: -400
Length: 20 cm
Width: 10.5 cm
Depth: 2.7 cm
Credit Line:Exchange with the Japanese Commissioner, World's Columbian Exposition, 1893
Other Number:73 - Other Number


Rim sherd from a deep pot (深鉢). Rim edge curves, rising to a projection with a curl at the top and a hole to the side. Incised line patterns cover the exterior surface with a single vertical applied line. Interior primarily orange and exterior primarily blackened. The elaborate rim projections and surface decoration are reminiscent of the fanciful vessels of the Middle Jomon Period.

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