University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 52-14-6
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Arizona
Culture Area: Greater Southwest
Period: Pueblo IV
Date Made: AD 1400-1625
Early Date: 1400
Late Date: 1625
Height: 18cm
Outside Diameter:37.5cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Louis S. Clarke, 1952


Type is Sikyatki Polychrome, a ware made in the 15th and 16th centuries. The elaborate design with highly conventionalized geometric elements probably dates this as late 16th or early 17th centuries. Yellow background with black and red designs. Shape is characteristic Hopi with flattened shoulder and small mouth. Rim flares outward. Lip has two broken places.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Living in Balance: The Universe of the Hopi, Zuni, Navajo, and Apache (20 May 1995 - 2013)View Objects in Exhibition


[Book] Washburn, Dorothy K. 1995. Living in Balance. The Universe of the Hopi, Zuni, Navajo and Apache. 79 pages.View Objects cited in this Publication

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