Time Period Middle Jomon Period
Excavation Report Sannnai Maruyama Site,Volume 25
Excavation Report Figure No. Figure 0-0
Size Height 30.3cm
Cultual Property Designation
Current Location
Explanation Named for its shape, which resembles a bucket stretched up and down. Cylindrical potteries are classified into lower (Kaso) and upper (Joso) types lower and upper types based on the vertical relationship of the strata and differences in shape and design. They are excavated mainly in Aomori Prefecture and extend as far north as western Hokkaido and as far south as Akita and central Iwate. Cylindrical Joso-typeupper-layer pottery was used approximately 5,300 to 4,200 years ago.