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Basin

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Artist Unknown (Majiayao)

Date

c. 3000 B.C.

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G204
Basin, Artist Unknown (Majiayao)
Basin: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Earthenware with painted designs and burnished surface
Size: 5 x 12 5/8 x 12 5/8 in. (12.7 x 32.07 x 32.07 cm)
Creation Place: China
Culture: Majiayao, China
Style: 31st-30th century B.C., Neolithic period, Ma-chia-yao culture
Physical Description: thinly potted circular form with steeply rounded sides resting on flat rimless foot; painted black in linear design of concentric rings encircling round "eye" in center with two bands of arcs around the well above and below a central divider of three hori
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Ruth and Bruce Dayton
Accession Number: 2003.200.1
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Added to Site: March 1, 2009