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Plumbate Effigy Rooster Pot

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Pre-Columbian Anonymous,
Plumbate Effigy Rooster Pot, 3rd - 4th c
Terracotta
5 3/4 in. x 6 1/4 in. x 6 1/4 in. (14.61 cm x 15.88 cm x 15.88 cm)


Object Type: Ceramic
Technique: Hand-built
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Edward Nagel
Accession Number: 86.12.32


Commentary
This piece is tagged as from the "3rd-4th Century". The old number was H2191.

Marks
The piece has "OM2125" written in pen and a sticker that reads "H2125" on the bottom.

Medium
Hand formed of terracotta with thick olive and orange glaze or paint.

Object Description
A plumbate rooster pot with a rattle in its head. The pot has an elliptical body and a cylindrical neck. The tail is missing. Designs are made by incision and there are two feet. It is olive and orange in color with a thick glaze. It was probably used for food storage, or was placed in a tomb.

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