Ancient Pueblo. <em>Fourmile Polychrome Bowl</em>, 1350-1400 C.E. Ceramic, slip, 4 1/2 x 9 7/16 x 9 7/16 in. (11.4 x 24.0 x 24.0 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Riggs Pueblo Pottery Fund, 02.257.2562. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 02.257.2562.jpg)

Fourmile Polychrome Bowl

Artist:Ancient Pueblo

Medium: Ceramic, slip

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:1350-1400 C.E.

Dimensions: 4 1/2 x 9 7/16 x 9 7/16 in. (11.4 x 24.0 x 24.0 cm)


Museum Location: American Art Galleries, 5th Floor, The Americas’ First Peoples, 4000 B.C.E.–1521 C.E.


Accession Number: 02.257.2562

Image: 02.257.2562.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
The object is a bowl with decorations on the inside and outside. Underneath much of the decoration is a dark blue-black burnished undercoat. The exterior decoration is composed of a series of cream-colored coyotes or wolves, birds, and bird tracks painted in procession around the base of the vessel. The interior decoration is composed of a cream-colored and blue-black non-objective, geometric design.

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