bowl; lid; grave goods

Lidded bowl of flattened bulbous form with low foot. The body is fine grey earthenware. The exterior is painted with archaic patterns in red and white slip, which shows similarities with the decoration on painted lacquer of the previous period. The lid has a broad ring in relief. Pottery of this type was used as burial goods, in imitation of expensive bronze and lacquer wares.

Grave goods.

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