From: Mexico (Central America) | Chihuahua | Casas Grandes

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 51-31-28
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Casas Grandes
Provenience Mexico (Central America) | Chihuahua | Casas Grandes
Culture Area Southwest Culture Area
Locus Pierson (on the railroad line, 100 miles north of Casas Grandes), cliff dwelling
Section American
Materials Clay
Technique Ramos Polychrome

Ramos Polychrome ware. Squat globular, with extremely short neck and outturned rim. 4 lugs, evenly spaced, on upper body; 2 turtle heads, with slight bulge below, opposite each other; 2 tails opposite each other. Deep buff ware, slipped and polished; discoloured. Black and red painted decoration: lines around neck and base; heavy notched bands and lines enclosing large triangles with solid areas and squares with fret; panel with spotted area and disc below each turtle head.

Height 16.3 cm
Outside Diameter 21 cm
Credit Line Exchange with Texas Western College, El Paso, 1951

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