Permanent Collection

Lung-shan culture (2600 – 2000 BC)


Tall-stemmed Egg Shell Black Pottery Cup

Resource Identifier:

R017958

Description:

This is one of the few well-preserved examples of egg shell pottery. The cup and foot were made separately. The incised lines appear on the lower section of the cup. The tall-stem foot includes fourteen bamboo joints, eleven of which are marked by small triangular holes.

Date:

2600-2000B.C.

Format:

Height 19.8, diameter of mouth 10.7, diameter of foot 5.5 cm

Coverage:

Tomb M4, Wa-wu-ts’un, Liang-ch’eng-chen,Jih-chao, Shantung