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Arts of the Americas

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Clay, slip
DATES 900 -1300 C.E.
DIMENSIONS 2 3/4 x 5 1/8 x 9 5/8 in. (7 x 13 x 24.4 cm)  (show scale)
INSCRIPTIONS Number written in ink on bottom exterior of bowl.
COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CREDIT LINE Gift of Charles A. Schieren
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CAPTION Ancient Pueblo (Anasazi) (Native American). Ladle, 900 -1300 C.E. Clay, slip, 2 3/4 x 5 1/8 x 9 5/8 in. (7 x 13 x 24.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Charles A. Schieren, 02.259.2687. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, 02.259.2687_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Dipper style. Whitish-gray body with black paint design. Separate handle attached to side of bowl. Design of the exterior is plain; interior is 8 geometric stepped designs with interior triangles; handle has 3 black stripes on upper surface. Rattles in handle. Cracks and old repairs where handle joins the bowl. Paint cracks and two small holes along upper length of handle. One small chip from rim. Dark firing smudges on bowl exterior.
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