Ancient Chinese Neolithic Majiayao Culture Amphora - 2300 BC

A large terracotta Majiayao culture amphora, from the upper Yellow River region of Neolithic China, circa 2300 BC.

Standing on a small round base, flaring into a bulbous body, narrow circular neck, turned out mouth and two small loop handles. The upper body decorated with an orange-red slip and painted with stylised frog patterns.

For another example, see object 2015.500.7.9 at the Metropolitan museum.

 

Ancient Chinese Neolithic Majiayao Culture Amphora - 2300 BC. A large terracotta Majiayao culture amphora, from the upper Yellow River region of Neolithic China, circa 2300 BC. Standing on a small round base, flaring into a bulbous body, narrow circular neck, turned out mouth and two small loop handles. The upper body decorated with an orange-red slip and painted with stylised frog patterns. For another example, see object 2015.500.7.9 at the Metropolitan museum.  

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