Okhotsk pottery vessel with waterfowl decoration

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Okhotsk pottery vessel with waterfowl decoration

Archaeology / earthenware / earthen objects / Asia / Japan / Hokkaido / Hokkaido

Okhotsk Culture/c. 8-9th century

Height: 38.0cm

Sakaeura II site

Pit-dwelling No.25

北見市教育委員会

This large pottery vessel was excavated from a pit-dwelling of the Late Okhotsk Culture. It is characterized by the appliqué decoration, which might represent flying waterfowls like seagulls.

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