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Object Number:38132
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Arizona
Culture Area: Southwest Culture Area
Period: Historic
Date Made: 1850-1880
Early Date: 1850
Late Date: 1880
Technique:Polacca Polychrome
Height: 17.15 cm
Outside Diameter:20 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Thomas B. Donaldson; subscription of John Wanamaker, 1901
Other Number:44 - Other Number


Polacca Polychrome Ware canteen, short neck with narrow mouth, two handles at the mid-point of the body. Back of the canteen is painted red, front of the canteen is decorated two birds touching flowers without stalks. Band designs are prominent near the mouth of the vessel, in red and black. There is a terraced element above the band designs.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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


[Book] Brody, J. 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. 95, Cat. No. 61View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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