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Jar

Arts of the Americas

MEDIUM Clay, slip
  • Place Made: United States
  • DATES ca. 900-1300
    PERIOD Pueblo II-III
    DIMENSIONS 5 3/4 x 6 1/2 in. (14.6 x 16.5 cm)  (show scale)
    COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
    ACCESSION NUMBER X949.7
    CREDIT LINE Brooklyn Museum Collection
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Jar is a globular form with a narrow, short neck and lipped rim. The exterior design is unevenly painted black on whitish gray ground and the bottom is plain. The pattern on the sides is alternating hatching and solid steps. The neck has a plain band, then thin frets and stacked triangles. Inside the mouth are six arrows pointing clockwise. Two sections broken off lip, 1 3/4" and 3/8". Abrasion of paint on bottom. Dark splotches from firing on sides.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Ancestral Pueblo. Jar, ca. 900-1300. Clay, slip, 5 3/4 x 6 1/2 in. (14.6 x 16.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Museum Collection, X949.7. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, X949.7_bw.jpg)
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