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Rim Sherd

Object Number:13087
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Japan
Period: Final Jomon
Date Made: Final Jomon
Early Date: -10500
Late Date: -400
Length: 16 cm
Width: 13 cm
Depth: 1 cm
Credit Line:Exchange with the Japanese Commissioner, World's Columbian Exposition, 1893
Other Number:70 - Other Number


Rim sherd from a deep pot (深鉢). Rim edge curves, rising to a projection with a wide tab which turns outward. Below tab is a single hole and four clay knobs placed along the length of the sherd. Raised bands of cord marking, of burnished surface and of parallel incised lines are isolated by incised lines. Interior is smooth. Jomon style. Black to orange in color. The elaborate rim projections and surface decoration are reminiscent of the fanciful vessels of the Middle Jomon Period.

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