A History of the World in 100 Objects
BBC Radio 4 Podcast: Jomon Pot
Simon Kaner (Assistant Director, Sainsbury Institute; Senior Lecturer, University of East Anglia) was on BBC Radio 4 on 29 January as a part of the series ‘A History of the World in 100 Objects.’ He discussed the bottom part of a Jomon pot that was subsequently used as a mizusashi (water container) in the tea ceremony with Neil McGregor (Director, British Museum) and Doi Takashi (Agency for Cultural Affairs). The pot is now in the British Museum collections.Earthenware figurine(Final Jomon), 1000-3000BC, Robert and Lisa Collection, University of East Anglia, Norwich. Accession no. UEA 1091.