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Effigy Bowl

Object Number:51-31-5
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Casas Grandes
Provenience: Mexico (Central America)
Casas Grandes
Culture Area: Southwest Culture Area
Date Made: ca. 1280-1450 CE
Early Date: 1280
Late Date: 1450
Technique:Ramos Polychrome
Height: 19.68 cm
Outside Diameter:16.51 cm
Credit Line:Exchange with Texas Western College, El Paso, 1951
Other Number:A 169: 3 - Other Number


Ramos Polychrome. Squat globular with short rim; rim extended upward into curved shiled representing human face with features in relief. Cream ware, slipped and polished. Red and very dark brown painted decoration in fine lines and solid areas: triangles, zigzags, curved feathers, circles, ellipses.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Living in Balance: The Universe of the Hopi, Zuni, Navajo, and Apache (20 May 1995 - 2013) View Objects in Exhibition

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