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Loan Object

Jar

ca. 500 c.e.

Stoneware with incised decoration (Sue ware)

6 3/4 × 6 3/4 in. (17.15 × 17.15 cm)
Lent by the Peabody Museum of Natural History, YPM ANT 148326
ILE2017.13.1
Both the shape and the incised decoration on this jar reflect the strong ties between Japan and Korea in the fourth and fifth centuries C.E. This Japanese piece was used by high-ranking individuals during ceremonies or rituals.
Geography: 
Japan
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Kofun period (ca. 300–ca. 710 c.e.)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.