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Jar

Native NameOlla
Object Number:57-12-2
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Pueblo
Zuni
Provenience: New Mexico
Zuni Pueblo
Culture Area: Southwest Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Clay
Iconography:Deer
Rosette
Height: 27.4 cm
Outside Diameter:32.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Alfred V. Kidder, 1957
Other Number:63 - Field No SF

Description

Pottery; shape typical; rim broken; black-brown and red "deer and rosette type"; design on white slip. Neck-band divided into 4 sections with identical designs (incl. 2 small hook elements with triangular points, triangular and leaf-like motifs). Shoulder band contains 2 pair of typical "zuni deer", each under separate arch. The two "rosettes" have diam of 15 to 16 cm. The 8 red birds in narrow band have tails made of 2 small hooks with "triangular points", lowest badn contains 2 more deer in arches and one half-arch both sides of each rosette. Base brown. Dimpled bottom.

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