Conical, round-bottomed vessel, from a site in Hokkaido. Initial Jomon phase (c. 8000-5000 b.c.e.), c. 5000 b.c.e. Earthenware; height 6 A in. (16.6 cm). Hakodate Municipal Museum.

The Birth of Japan

Conical, round-bottomed vessel, from a site in Hokkaido. Initial Jomon phase (c. 8000-5000 b.c.e.), c. 5000 b.c.e. Earthenware; height 6 A in. (16.6 cm). Hakodate Municipal Museum.