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Jar with Spiral Decoration

Period:
Neolithic (ca. 3300–2500 B.C.) Majiaoyao phase (3200–2650 B.C.)
Date:
Machang type (ca. 2350–2050 B.C.)
Culture:
China
Medium:
Earthenware with pigment
Dimensions:
H. 13 1/2 in. (34.3 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Charlotte C. and John C. Weber Collection, Gift of Charlotte C. and John C. Weber, 1994
Accession Number:
1994.605.126
Not on view
Based in the northwest, the Majiaoyao represents one phase of the extensive Yangshao culture of north China during the Neolithic period.
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