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Double-Handled Jar

A work made of brick-red earthenware.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of brick-red earthenware.


Neolithic period, Qijia culture, c. 2000 B.C.


China, Gansu province

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Arts of Asia


Double-Handled Jar


China (Artist's nationality:)

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2000 BCE


Brick-red earthenware


14.2 × 14.6 cm (5 9/16 × 5 3/4 in.); Diam.: 14.6 cm (5 3/4 in.)

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Purchased with funds provided by the Rice Foundation

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