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Hill Jar Lid

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Object Number:29-25-7B
Current Location: Asia Galleries
Currently On Display
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Shaanxi
Xi'an
Period: Han Dynasty
Date Made: 1st Century BCE - 3rd Century CE
Early Date: -99
Late Date: 299
Section:Asian
Materials:Clay
Lead Glaze
Technique:Glazed
Fired
Height: 25.4 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1929

Description

A lid from a pottery hill jar. It is made of light reddish terracotta covered with a dark green glaze which is partly iridescent. There is some hard earthy incrustation visible on the surface.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Chinese ceramics (Rotunda Case Exhibit) ( Sep 1987) View Objects in Exhibition

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