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Native NameOlla
Object Number:29-77-73
Current Location: Native American Voices
Currently On Display
Culture:Protohistoric Hopi
Provenience: Arizona
Northeast Arizona
Culture Area: Southwest Culture Area
Period: Protohistoric Hopi
Date Made: 1400-1625
Early Date: 1400
Late Date: 1625
Technique:Sikyatki Polychrome
Height: 22 cm
Outside Diameter:37 cm
Credit Line:Wanamaker Expedition to the Southwest 1901; R. Stewart Culin, 1901


Sikyatki Polychrome ware painted with stylized bird tails, wings, terraced designs, and four crested birds. Large.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Living in Balance: The Universe of the Hopi, Zuni, Navajo, and Apache (20 May 1995 - 2013) View Objects in Exhibition
Beauty from the Earth: Pueblo Indian Pottery from the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (10 Nov 1990 - 29 Dec 1991) View Objects in Exhibition
Native American Voices: The People - Here and Now (01 Mar 2014) View Objects in Exhibition


[Book] Brody, Jacob J. 1990. Beauty from the Earth. Pueblo Indian Pottery from the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 33, pl. 15; p. 94, Cat. No. 54View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Brody, Jacob J. 1991. Anasazi and Pueblo painting.. University of New Mexico Press. pg. Plate 24 Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Preucel, Robert W., and Wierzbowski, William S., and Williams, Lucy F. 2005. Native American Voices on Identity, Art and Culture: Objects of Everlasting Esteem.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: page 28-29View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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