Jomon Pot

Illustration

Jade Koekoe
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published on 08 November 2016

This Jomon clay pot was found in Japan (5000 BCE). It was lacquered on the inside with gold in the 1800's when it became a water jar at Japanese tea gatherings.

This image was taken at the National Museum of Australia in the travelling exhibition A History of the World in 100 (and 1) Objects.

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Jade Koekoe
Jade is a Librarian with an avid interest in Roman and Greek architecture and ancient Middle-Eastern cultures.

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Koekoe, J. (2016, November 08). Jomon Pot. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/6018/jomon-pot/

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Koekoe, Jade. "Jomon Pot." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 08, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/6018/jomon-pot/.

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Koekoe, Jade. "Jomon Pot." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 08 Nov 2016. Web. 16 May 2022.

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