|Current Location:||Collections storage|
|Credit Line:||Purchased from Kenneth M. Kensinger, 1965|
Brown ware; small; straight rim, narrow beck flaring out to round body, base rather squat; black and red achiote curvilinear design visible on one side, traces remain on other; design covers flattened base. Used in initiation rites as ceremonial water jar; model of larger; initates spit their teeth-blackening juice into it, this is then mixed with corn soup given to iniates before induced vomiting.
You may also be interested in these objects:
See a problem? Let us know firstname.lastname@example.org