Mimbres. <em>Bowl</em>, 550-1150 C.E. Clay, pigment, 4 3/4 x 11 3/4 x 10 1/2 in. (12.1 x 29.8 x 26.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, By exchange, 73.35.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.73.35.2_view1.jpg)



Medium: Clay, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:550-1150 C.E.

Dimensions: 4 3/4 x 11 3/4 x 10 1/2 in. (12.1 x 29.8 x 26.7 cm)


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


Accession Number: 73.35.2

Image: CUR.73.35.2_view1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Bowl with white exterior and black on white interior design consists of a central figure of a man with a mountain goat or a longhorn sheep on his back. A quadrilateral design of angular solid and striped figures surrounds the figures and a band of thin horizontal lines encircles the rim. The bowl has been ritually "killed" which is indicated by a hole in the center of the bowl. There is black writing on the side that says, "13254." Condition: Previously reconstructed.

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