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A LARGE PAINTED POTTERY JAR
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A LARGE PAINTED POTTERY JAR

NEOLITHIC PERIOD, YANGSHAO CULTURE, BANSHAN TYPE, CIRCA 3000-2500 BC

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A LARGE PAINTED POTTERY JAR NEOLITHIC PERIOD, YANGSHAO CULTURE, BANSHAN TYPE, CIRCA 3000-2500 BC The broad shoulder painted in black and red with sweeping spirals lined with saw-tooth borders centering four circular medallions, two decorated with diamond pattern filled with crosshatching, the others divided into quadrants enclosing large dots, with a pair of loop handles where the body begins to taper sharply to the small flat base 21½ in. (54.6 cm.) across handles
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Kaikodo Journal, New York, Spring 1996, no. 63.
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