Bird-shaped vessel


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Footed bird-shaped vessels have been found primarily at burial sites on the southern Korean peninsula, near the Nakdong River. Occurring in pairs, they probably served as funeral ritual vessels and burial objects. Liquid was poured into this example through an opening at the back and flowed out through the bird’s tail.

#8505. Bird-Shaped Vessel

Bird-shaped vessel, Earthenware, Korea

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