Cinerary Urn

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Cinerary Urn

Kogachi ware

Second Shō dynasty, Ryūkyū kingdom, 18th–19th century

Ceramic

蓋:高38.2幅45.5奥行39.2 身:高34.0幅50.5奥行40.8

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Okinawa has a unique funerary custom in which the bones of the deceased are washed and placed in a tomb. This cinerary urn was used for such a purpose.

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/ Okinawa / 壺屋 / Ryūkyū

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