Lacquered shallow bowl with painted designs, found at Aomori, Kamegaoka site. Final Jomon phase (c. 1000-400 b.c.e.). Earthenware; diameter 8 in. (20.5 cm). Aomori Prefectural Museum, Aomori.

The Birth of Japan

Lacquered shallow bowl with painted designs, found at Aomori, Kamegaoka site. Final Jomon phase (c. 1000-400 b.c.e.). Earthenware; diameter 8 in. (20.5 cm). Aomori Prefectural Museum, Aomori.