Earthenware jar with painted decoration, Yangshao culture, Neolithic period, ca. 2600-2300 BC
Height: 20.3 cm
China, room 44
Jar with geometric design
Jars were used to store grains and other foods, both for daily use and for burial.
Earthenware painted in red and black pigments
Yangshao culture, north China
Museum no. C.115-1930