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Short-necked Storage Jar

Short-necked Storage Jar

짧은 목 토기호 (圓底短頸壺)

600s-300s BC

Korea, Bronze Age

(1000-300 BC)


Outer diameter: 25.1 cm (9 7/8 in.); Overall: 25.1 cm (9 7/8 in.)

James Parmelee Fund 1986.82


Undecorated pottery such as this earthenware jar was popular during the Bronze Age in Korea. The smooth, uncarved surface shows a shift in taste from the comb-patterns typical of the Neolithic period. Jars made of fine clay like this one were found in tombs, and were likely intended for ritual use.

See also
Korean Art
Korean Art
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James Parmelee Fund

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