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Earthenware with impressed design
Diameter: 42.8 cm (16 7/8 in.); Overall: 56.8 cm (22 3/8 in.)
John L. Severance Fund 1990.131.a
Closed kilns built on hillsides became widely used for producing this type of pottery vessel in Korea during the Three Kingdoms period.
Produced in closed kilns built on hillsides during the Three Kingdoms period, this lidded jar once contained the cremated remains of the dead. This type of burial jar became widespread after the introduction of Buddhism, as cremation became a common practice in Korea.
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