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Miniature Precolumbian Jug

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Pre-Columbian Anonymous,
Miniature Precolumbian Jug, n. d.
Earthenware
2 1/2 in. x 1 3/4 in. x 1 3/4 in. (6.35 cm x 4.45 cm x 4.45 cm)


Object Type: Ceramic
Technique: Hand-built
Period: Ancient (c3000 BCE to 4th c.)
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Edward Nagel
Accession Number: 71.1.256


Commentary
There is no label or accession number on this piece, but it probably belongs to Harvey Mudd College.

Marks
No marks or labels.

Medium
Hand-built of earthenware, with an off-white slip and a painted design in brown.

Object Description
A miniature jug with a ribbon handle. The jug has a round body, small neck, and flat lip, and the handle extends from the lip to the body. It is formed of earthenware, with an off-white slip and a painted and incised design, using brown paint. The design portrays a bird with outstretched wings and a small snake (on the handle). There is a floral design all over as well. It is accompanied by a metal stand.

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