Bottle - ROM2005_3862_1



Medium:Hand-made earthenware
Geography: Central Yellow River region, China
Date: early-late 5th millennium BC
Period: Neolithic Period, Yangshao Culture, Banpo Phase
21.6 x 11.7 cm
Object number: 993.63.1
Credit Line: Dr. Herman Herzog Levy Bequest Fund
On view
Gallery Location:Joey and Toby Tanenbaum Gallery of China
DescriptionThis elongated vessel with a small mouth and pointed base was made by a Yangshao artisan in the central Yellow River region. The vessel was used to draw water and was lowered into a well or stream by ropes that were tied through the side handles.
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