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Dou

UnknownShang Dynasty ca.1600 - 1046 BC

Sanxingdui Museum

Sanxingdui Museum

A Dou was an object generally used to hold food. This tall Dou is a typical artifact of the Sanxingdui culture. The circular top was used to hold food. The long hollow tube in the middle served as the handle and is connected to a flared circular base.

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  • Title: Dou
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date: Shang Dynasty ca.1600 - 1046 BC
  • Location: 中国四川广汉三星堆遗址
  • Physical Dimensions: h45.4 cm (Complete)
  • Provenance: Sanxingdui Museum
  • Type: sculpture
  • External Link: Sanxingdui Museum
  • Medium: pottery

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