Shang or Zhou pottery Li

This is a heavy and crudely potted vessel with rope-like markings. It is 12 cm high, and from a grey pottery, likely dating is Shang dynasty, 1750 – 1122 b.C. I found some references online, it is however hard to distinguish them from Zhou period vessels. The markings were likely beaten in the leather hard clay with a plank or stick wrapped in a cord.

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