Short-necked Storage Jar

짧은 목 토기호 (圓底短頸壺)

600s–300s BCE
(1000–300 BCE)
Outer diameter: 25.1 cm (9 7/8 in.); Overall: 25.1 cm (9 7/8 in.)
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A large quantity of clay pottery to store food such as this work excavated from ancient sites indicate the advanced development of agriculture in the Korean peninsula during the Bronze Age.

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A large quantity of pottery such as this earthenware jar was produced during the Bronze Age in Korea, as farming became more commonly practiced. Large jars made of fine clay were used to stored grains and later were buried in in tombs to accompany the tomb owner. It was during this time that a substantial number of Korean farmers migrated to the western Japanese archipelago and introduced advanced rice farming and pottery-making techniques.
Short-necked Storage Jar

Short-necked Storage Jar

600s–300s BCE

Korea, Bronze Age (1000–300 BCE)

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