Artist not recorded / Granary jar with sculpted shaman head / Neolithic period, Machang type, late 3rd millennium B.C.Artist not recorded
Granary jar with sculpted shaman head
Neolithic period, Machang type, late 3rd millennium B.C.

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Creator Name: Unknown
Creator Name-CRT: Artist not recorded
Title: Granary jar with sculpted shaman head
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Creation Start Date: 0
Creation End Date: 0
Creation Date: Neolithic period, Machang type, late 3rd millennium B.C.
Creation Place: China Gansu province
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Materials and Techniques: Buff earthenware with painted decoration in black over slip and molded decoration
Dimensions: 39.5 cm (15 9/16 in.); Dia. (mouth): 13.5 cm
AMICA Contributor: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Owner Location: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
ID Number: 1988.29
Credit Line: E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation Grant and Edwin E. Jack Fund
Style or Period: Neolithic
AMICA ID: BMFA.1988.29
AMICA Library Year: 1999
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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