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Amphora

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Artist Unknown (China)

Date

1st century B.C.

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Amphora, Artist Unknown (China)
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Black earthenware
Size: 13 3/16 x 13 1/2 x 12 1/4 in. (33.5 x 34.29 x 31.12 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: Han dynasty, 1st century B.C.
Physical Description: small foot, round body with tapering neck and slightly flaring mouth; pair of handles extend from mouth to center of body; sides of mouth opposite handles slightly pointed; 4 large organic designs on body
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of funds from C. Curtis Dunnavan
Accession Number: 98.214.3
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009