Keg-Shaped Pot from Japan


published on 20 December 2017

This keg-shaped pot with an opening for pouring was excavated at Enomachi, in Fukuoka prefecture, Japan. It dates from the 6th century CE or during the Kofun period. Note the curious "wave-like" designs, which might function as decor. (Tokyo National Museum)

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