Advanced Search

K-12 Educator
K-12 Student
Museum Visitor
UMMA Docent
UMMA Staff
University Faculty
University Student
Between and Mortarboard


UMMA Object Specific Fields






Query builder

Shard

Accession Number
1940.425

Title
Shard

Artist(s)
Chinese

Artist Nationality
Chinese (culture or style)

Object Creation Date
206 BCE - 220 CE

Medium & Support
earthenware

Dimensions
2 3/8 in x 2 15/16 in x 7/8 in (6.03 cm x 7.46 cm x 2.22 cm)

Credit Line
Museum Purchase

Subject matter
A shard of unglazed pottery presumably from the Han dynasty (206 BCE-220 CE), showing throwing lines and the impressed mark of a possible maker, label for storage container, or place marker.

Physical Description
​A trapezoidal-shaped earthenware shard, unglazed, with ridged lines and impressed stamped design. 

Primary Object Classification
Ceramic

Primary Object Type
shard

Collection Area
Asian

Rights
If you are interested in using an image for a publication, please visit http://umma.umich.edu/request-image for more information and to fill out the online Image Rights and Reproductions Request Form.

Keywords
earthenware
pottery
sherds
storage containers

2 Related Resources

Before 1492
(Part of 3 Learning Collections)

& Author Notes

All Rights Reserved

On display