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Pitcher, Lino Black on Grey

Arts of the Americas

MEDIUM Pottery, pigment
DATES 500–750 C.E.
PERIOD Basketmaker III
DIMENSIONS 7 x 8in. (17.8 x 20.3cm) diameter of mouth: 4in. (10.2cm)
COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
CREDIT LINE Museum Expedition 1903, Purchased with funds given by A. Augustus Healy and George Foster Peabody
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION This is a globular pitcher with handle. The rim is chipped. The interior is plain while the exterior has a black design on greyish clay slip. The handle is scored deeply 3 times. The neck and body have 2 bands of decoration that are the same. Opposing ,hatchured triangles alternate with 3 opposed, barbed lines separated by wide zig-zag lines.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
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