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商代 壓印篦紋陶鬲
Tripod Cooking Vessel (Li)

Shang dynasty (ca. 1600–1046 B.C.)
12th–11th century B.C.
Earthenware with comb striations
H. 7 7/8 in. (20 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. Benjamin Pasamanick and Dr. Hilda Knobloch, 1972
Accession Number:
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

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Arts of Ancient China," 2005.

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