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Four Ear Jar with Two Ear Lid with Pointed Handle Huoshaogou culture 火烧沟文化

Four Ear Jar with Two Ear Lid with Pointed Handle
The Painted Pottery from the Huoshaogou culture 火烧沟文化彩陶

The handle on the lid of this pot is very unusual. It feels like a foreign influence was brought to play. The Hexi corridor into Gansu Province was one of the major trade routes along the Silk Road.







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