Vessel with round bottom and overall paddle-impressed texture

  • Earthenware
  • 12 x 15.5 cm
  • Ban Chiang culture
  • 3600-1000 BCE, Ban Chiang culture, early period, phase 4–5
  • Origin: Northeast Thailand
  • Gift of Victor and Takako Hauge
  • S2004.11

Description

Globular earthenware vessel with texture impressed by cord-wrapped paddle.

Curatorial Remarks

1. (Ellen Chase, Louise Cort, and Blythe McCarthy, 5 May 2003) This vessel is OK. Amazingly thick.

2. (Joyce White, 8 December 2003) Typical Ban Chiang Early Period, phase 4–5 (more likely 5).

3. (Judy Voelker, 9 December 2003) It could come from the Phimai area, though it's not a perfect match (notably the upright rim).


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