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Large Bowl with Whorl and Hatch Design

Large Bowl with Whorl and Hatch Design
The Painted Pottery of the Majiayao Culture 马家窑文化彩陶

This bowl looks like it is ready to be filled with salad or fruit. It is most likely that it was used to contain grain of some type. The inward curved sides would help contain loose powder or grains.







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Last update: September 2013
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