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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Colima
Title:Seated dog vessel
Date Made:250 BCE-250 CE
Type:Container; Ceramic
Materials:Earthenware; burnished with black pigment
Place Made:North America; Mexico; Colima
Measurements:Overall: 7 3/4 in x 6 3/8 in x 10 3/4 in; 19.7 cm x 16.2 cm x 27.3 cm
Accession Number:  MH 1975.15.23
Credit Line:Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James F. Mathias (Barbara V. Lord, Class of 1934)
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
Dog seated on haunches; face smiling with teeth, ears protruding and semi-upright. Vessel opening on top of head.

Tags:
ancient; archaeology; animals; funeral rites and ceremonies; dogs; vessels; pottery; containers

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