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Vessel with incised decoration - National Museum of Asian Art

Vessel with incised decoration

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

    late 3rd-early 2nd millennium BCE
  • Geography

    Khorat Plateau, Northeast Thailand
  • Material

    Earthenware, burnished
  • Dimension

    H x Diam: 24.4 x 32.8 cm (9 5/8 x 12 15/16 in)
  • Accession Number

    S1998.120
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_S1998.120

Object Details

  • Collection

    National Museum of Asian Art Collection
  • Origin

    Khorat Plateau, Northeast Thailand
  • Culture

    Ban Chiang culture, 4400-200 BCE
  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds
  • Type

    Vessel
  • Restrictions and Rights

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