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Pitcher, Lino Black on Grey

Arts of the Americas

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
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
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
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.
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