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Jar with Small Loop Handles

Period:
Three Kingdoms period (57 B.C.–A.D. 668)
Date:
ca. 3rd–4th century
Culture:
Korea
Medium:
Earthenware with impressed and paddled decoration
Dimensions:
H. 11 7/16 in. (29.1 cm); Diam. 12 1/4 in. (31.1 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Purchase, Helen M. Meserve, and Mr. and Mrs. Richard Danziger and Mrs. Jackson Burke Gifts, 1981
Accession Number:
1981.401
Not on view
This storage jar is one of the distinctive types of early pottery produced by the Silla kingdom in the Gimhae region, near the southeastern coast of the Korean peninsula.
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