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Seed Jar

Object Number:29-77-703
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Hopi
Provenience: Arizona
Culture Area: Southwest Culture Area
Period: Pueblo IV
Date Made: 1400-1625
Early Date: 1400
Late Date: 1625
Section:American
Materials:Clay
Pigment
Technique:Sikyatki Polychrome
Iconography:squash blossoms, dragonflies, ears of corn.
Height: 22 cm
Outside Diameter:36 cm
Credit Line:Wanamaker Expedition to the Southwest 1901; R. Stewart Culin, 1901

Description

Sikyatki Polychrome ware painted along the shoulder with stylized dragonflies, ears of corn, and free-handed squash blossoms. The band around the widest area of the body is painted with sections of geometrics.

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
Year of Heath - Corn: From Ancient Crop to Soda Pop (10 Apr 2015 - 14 Mar 2016) View Objects in Exhibition
Living in Balance: The Universe of the Hopi, Zuni, Navajo, and Apache (20 May 1995 - 2013) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[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. 37, pl. 16; p. 95, Cat. No. 57View 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: 28-29View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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