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Base Sherd

Object Number:13060
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Jomon
Neolithic
Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Honshu
Chiba Prefecture
Hirayama Village
Period: Jomon
Date Made: Jomon
Early Date: -10500
Late Date: -400
Section:Asian
Materials:Clay
Technique:Fired
Inscription Language:Japanese Language
Height: 10.3 cm
Length: 13 cm
Width: 8.5 cm
Credit Line:Exchange with the Japanese Commissioner, World's Columbian Exposition, 1893
Other Number:43 - Other Number

Description

Base sherd from a deep pot (深鉢). Flat bottomed vessel with sides sloping outward at steep angle. Very thick, especially near base. Rounded interior bottom. Smooth surfaces on both exterior and interior. Jomon style. Bottom of foot mat-like impressions.

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