Effigy Bowl


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

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 51-31-5
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Casas Grandes
Provenience Mexico (Central America) | Chihuahua | Casas Grandes
Culture Area Southwest Culture Area
Date Made ca. 1280-1450 CE
Section American
Materials Clay
Technique Ramos Polychrome

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.

Height 19.68 cm
Outside Diameter 16.51 cm
Credit Line Exchange with Texas Western College, El Paso, 1951
Other Number A 169: 3 - Old Museum Number | 51-35-5 - Other Number

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