Round-bottomed jar - ROM2012_12795_8


Round-bottomed jar

Medium:Hand-made earthenware
Geography: Thailand
Date: 10th-4th Century BC
Period: Ban Chiang Culture, Middle Period
Ht. 19.6 x Wt. 24.6 cm
Object number: 997.43.6
Credit Line: Gift of Madame Yusin Hsia Theodas/Don de Madame Yusin Hsia Theodas
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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