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Granary with sculpted shaman head

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Provenance

1988, Donald J. Wineman, New York, sold by Donald J. Wineman to the MFA.(Accession Date: February 24, 1988)

Credit Line

E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation Grant and Edwin E. Jack Fund

Chinese, Majiayao culture, Neolithic period, late 3rd millennium B.C.

Dimensions

Overall: 39.5cm (15 9/16in.) Other (diameter of mouth): 13.5 cm (5 5/16 in.) Other (diameter of base): 10.4 cm (4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1988.29

Medium or Technique

Buff earthenware painted in black over slip; Machang type

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware