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商代 壓印篦紋陶鬲
Tripod Cooking Vessel (Li)

Period:
Shang dynasty (ca. 1600–1046 B.C.)
Date:
12th–11th century B.C.
Culture:
China
Medium:
Earthenware with comb striations
Dimensions:
H. 7 7/8 in. (20 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. Benjamin Pasamanick and Dr. Hilda Knobloch, 1972
Accession Number:
1972.275.5
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 207
The tri-lobed shape and combed ridges of this cooking pot increased heating efficiency by maximizing the vessel’s surface area.
Reportedly Henan Province

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