University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:13136
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Period: Kofun
Date Made: 6th Century
Early Date: 500
Late Date: 599
Section:Asian
Materials:Clay
Technique:Sue Ware
Fired
Incised
Height: 6 cm
Outside Diameter:8 cm
Credit Line:Exchange with the Japanese Commissioner, World's Columbian Exposition, 1893
Other Number:E7 - Other Number

Description

Globular sue-ware (須恵器) pot (はそう) with tall neck and wide mouth. Rounded bottom is small compared to long and widening neck. Gritty light colored clay. Markings on surface as if it was turned. Bands of decoration with incised diagonal lines at shoulder and near rim. Base of spout pressed over design and hole in side of pot. Broken off at near base of spout. Minor chips at rim.


Bibliography:

[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects.. London. Dorling Kindersley Limited. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 105 Bottom row, rightView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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