Asymmetrical Ritual Wine Container (Hu)
Western Zhou (1046–771 B.C.)–Eastern Zhou (770–256 B.C.) dynasty
8th century B.C.
H. 10 in. (25.4 cm)
Bequest of Addie W. Kahn, 1949
Increased contact with the nomadic peoples living along the Zhou dynasty’s northern borders brought about new vessel types inspired by leather flasks.
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