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Pre-Columbian Anonymous,
Gourd Shaped Pot, 100 BCE - 400 AD
6 7/8 in. x 5 7/8 in. x 5 7/8 in. (17.46 cm x 14.92 cm x 14.92 cm)

Object Type: Ceramic
Technique: Hand-built
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Edward Nagel
Accession Number: 71.1.175

Old number: H2623.

No marks.

Burnished light bodied earthenware pot, with mottled orange and black paint on the exterior, and beige bands at the top. Formed in two pieces and joined.

Object Description
Gourd shaped pot of burnished light bodied earthenware. The top and bottom bulges are of the same shape and size, and the bottom is rounded. The pot has a short neck. There is a crease in the clay between the bulges, it appears to be made from two separately made pots put together. The pot is decorated with mottled orange and black paint on the exterior and two horizontal bands in beige on the top edge.

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