Mar 10, 2021
Mar 10, 2021

Lidded Jar with Four Horn Lugs (lid)

Lidded Jar with Four Horn Lugs (lid)

뚜껑있는 토기 호 (有蓋土器壺)

AD 200s-400s

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Diameter of mouth: 11.4 cm (4 1/2 in.); Overall: 25 x 21.5 cm (9 13/16 x 8 7/16 in.)

Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. Fund 1997.8.b


Did you know?

This pottery vessel served to contain cremated remains, indicating the popularity of Buddhist mortuary practice in Korea during the Three Kingdoms period.


Closed kilns built on hillsides became widely used for producing this type of pottery vessel in Korea during the Three Kingdoms period. Both its gray color and shimmering glaze are the result of the reduction of oxygen in the closed kiln chamber built on hillsides.

See also
Korean Art
Korean Art
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