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Olla

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Artist Unknown (Chihuahua)

Date

1100-1299

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Olla, Artist Unknown (Chihuahua)
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Ceramic, pigment
Size: 5 1/2 x 7 x 7 in. (14.0 x 17.8 x 17.8 cm)
Creation Place: Central America, Mexico, Northern, Chihuahua
Culture: Chihuahua, Central America, Mexico, Northern
Style: 12th-13th century, Tardio phase
Physical Description: olla, black on terra cotta, with a design of rayed fish heads with bodies circling the jar in a bold scroll pattern; narrow lines of red at neck and base, together with red squares in the fish rays, put this in Ramos polychrome group; the rim has double p
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Mr. Harold S. Gladwin
Accession Number: 47.53.7
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009