Oct 13, 2020
Apr 24, 2012
Apr 24, 2012

Burial Urn with Cover

Burial Urn with Cover

토기 뼈항아리 (土器骨壺)

AD 300s-500s

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Earthenware with impressed design

Overall: 55.8 cm (21 15/16 in.); Outer diameter: 43 cm (16 15/16 in.)

John L. Severance Fund 1990.131


Did you know?

Closed kilns built on hillsides became widely used for producing this type of pottery vessel in Korea during the Three Kingdoms period.


Produced in closed kilns built on hillsides during the Three Kingdoms period, this lidded jar once contained the cremated remains of the dead. This type of burial jar became widespread after the introduction of Buddhism, as cremation became a common practice in Korea.

See also
Korean Art
Korean Art
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