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Funerary Storage Jar


Artist Unknown (Yang Shao)


c. 2300 B.C.

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G204
Funerary Storage Jar, Artist Unknown (Yang Shao)
Funerary Storage Jar: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Ma-chang typeEarthenware with painted decor
Size: 19 x 4 3/4 in. (48.26 x 12.07 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Yang Shao, Asia, China
Style: 24th-23rd century B.C., Neolithic period, Ma-chia-yao culture
Physical Description: Funerary Urn, Yang shao culture, Ma-chang type, earthenware with black and purple painted decor, two handles. Decor unusual in showing two stylized kneeling figures between cross-hatched circles.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of funds from Louis W. Hill, Jr.
Accession Number: 86.43
Added to Site: February 28, 2009