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[AC] Mead Art Museum at Amherst College; [HC] Hampshire College Art Gallery;
[HD] Historic Deerfield; [MH] Mount Holyoke College Art Museum; [MH SK] The Joseph Allen Skinner Museum at Mount Holyoke College; [SC] Smith College Museum of Art; [UM] University Museum of Contemporary Art at UMASS Amherst

 


Maker(s):Anonymous
Culture:Native American; Salado
Title:Bowl
Date Made:1150-1450
Type:Container
Materials:clay
Place Made:United States; New Mexico; Arizona
Measurements:4 15/16 x 9 3/8 in. body diameter; 12.5413 x 23.8125 cm
Accession Number:  SC 1981.24.12
Credit Line:Gift of Katherine Gabel, class of 1959
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Description:
This Salado bowl is characteristic of Salado pottery, often decorated with black and white painted geometric motifs. The outside of the bowl is undecorated red clay, whereas the interior features faded black lines and zigzags on a white background. The bowl is cracked, like many others of its age. AP2018

Tags:
bowls; Salado

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