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Object Number: 61-1-3
Current Location: Mexico and Central America Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Mixtec
Provenience: Mexico (Central America)
Colima
Culture Area: Central America
Date Made: 1300 AD
Early Date: 1300
Late Date: 1300
Section:American
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 14.4
Width: 16
Outside Diameter:10
Credit Line:Purchased from Julius Carlebach, 1961

Description

Polychrome pottery with incised decoration; legs hollow with inclosed pebbles; the polychrome is red, white, and orange; mouth of vessel rimmbed by a narrow (upper) rd band above a narrow white band; on vessel shoulder a band of curvilinear and geometric incised designs in white on orange-red; below this register the body of the vessel is a series of alternating red and white gadroons, giving a melon effect to the whole.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Mayan Gallery (1954 - 2001)View Objects in Exhibition
Mesoamerican Gallery (23 Mar 2001)View Objects in Exhibition

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