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Jar with Spiral Decoration

Period:
Neolithic (ca. 3300–2500 B.C.) Majiaoyao phase (3200–2650 B.C.)
Date:
Machang type (ca. 2350–2050 B.C.)
Culture:
China
Medium:
Earthenware with pigment
Dimensions:
H. 13 1/2 in. (34.3 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Charlotte C. and John C. Weber Collection, Gift of Charlotte C. and John C. Weber, 1994
Accession Number:
1994.605.126
Not on view
Based in the northwest, the Majiaoyao represents one phase of the extensive Yangshao culture of north China during the Neolithic period.
Charlotte C. and John C. Weber , New York (until 1994; donated to MMA)
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