University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:34-33-23
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mexico (Central America)
Chihuahua
Corralitos Ranch
Casas Grandes
Culture Area: Southwest (Culture Area)
Section:American
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 9.5
Outside Diameter:11
Credit Line:Exchange with Harold S. Gladwin, Gila Pueblo, 1934
Other Number:03836 - Other Number

Description

Chihuahua Polychrome ware, cracked. Design in brown and red on buff is partly worn off. A globular jar with zonal decoration of oblique parallel lines and the scroll still showing. A pottery porjection above the rim, measuring 5 cm. high and 8 cm. wide, has a human face with lips, chin, eyes, nose, eyebrows and top of head piece in raised relief; red paint still adheres in spots on the face. The rim of the half of the orifice to which the projection is not attached has slightly thickened exterior.


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