Pedestalled jar - ROM2012_12795_1


Pedestalled jar

Medium:Hand-made earthenware
Geography: Ban Chiang, Udon Thani, Thailand
Date: 3rd century BC - 2nd century AD
Period: Ban Chiang Culture, Late Period
Ht. 20.7 x Wt. 18.8 cm
Object number: 976.233.1
Credit Line: ANONYMOUS
Not on view
DescriptionThe painted ceramics were not suitable for practical use, as the paint would have washed off. They appear to have been made especially for burial; the number of pots in a burial probably reflected the social status of the deceased.
Southeast Asia
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