University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 13132
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
Gray Ware
Fired
Height: 15cm
Outside Diameter:14.5cm
Credit Line:Exchange with the Japanese Commissioner, World's Columbian Exposition, 1893
Other NumberE3 - Other Number

Description

Sue ware (須恵器) known as Hasō (はそう,瓦泉). Coarse clay. Very wide mouthed globular pot. Rounded bottom is small compared to long and widening neck. Wider band near top. Markings on surface as if it was turned. Round hole in side of pot appears to have been made prior to firing. Black line residue (?) on bottom interior pot.


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