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Covered Urn

Period:
Unified Silla dynasty (676–935)
Date:
8th century
Culture:
Korea
Medium:
Stoneware with stamped decoration
Dimensions:
H. 8 1/2 in.(23.2 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, 1997
Accession Number:
1997.34.16a, b
Not on view
The custom of cremation is associated with buddhism, and the prevalence of such urn signals the growing popularity of the religion in Korea.
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