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Rim Sherd

Object Number:13089A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Jomon
Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Period: Final Jomon
Date Made: Final Jomon
Early Date: -10500
Late Date: -400
Section:Asian
Materials:Clay
Technique:Cord Marked
Incised
Fired
Length: 23 cm
Width: 13 cm
Depth: 1.2 cm
Credit Line:Exchange with the Japanese Commissioner, World's Columbian Exposition, 1893
Other Number:72 - Other Number

Description

Rim sherd. Rim edge curves, rising to a projection with a wide tab which turns outward. Below tab on the exterior side is a knob of applied clay with incised markings. Band of cord marking near rim. Bands of burnished surface and incised arrow-like patterns separated by raised strips with crosswise slashes. Interior is smooth and partially burnished. Black to orange in color. Part of 13089B. The elaborate rim projections and surface decoration are reminiscent of the fanciful vessels of the Middle Jomon Period.

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