Manunggul Burial Jar

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Philippines
BCE 9th century ~ BCE 8th century
  • Type
    Archaeological
  • Materials
    earthenware; clay
  • Measurements
    Width maximum: 51.5 cm Height 66.5 cm
  • Creator name
    Prehistoric inhabitants of Quezon, Palawan
  • Creator date
    Late Neolithic Period
  • Where it was made
    Philippines; Quezon; Palawan
  • Time period
    BCE 9th century ~ BCE 8th century
  • Creation date
    BC; 890-710 BC Late Neolithic Period
  • Function
    Secondary burial jar
  • Acquisition
    Systematically recovered by a team of archaeologists led by Dr. Robert Fox, former anthropologist of the National Museum in 1964. The object entered the NM collection in 1964.
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