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Hohokam Artist

Bowl, c. 900-1100
Earthenware and paint
x 12 in. ( x 30.5 cm)

Creation Place: North America, Native American, Arizona
Technique: Hand-forming
Credit Line: Gift of Dr. E. H. Parker
Accession Number: P2677
Hemispherical and deep bowl with a flared rim. Interior divided into four triangular segments by four bands with central fret and diagonal line edging. Within each segment is a large interlocked curl. Red on Hohokam buffware. Sacaton phase. L.H. -Good example.

clay, slip and paint

Kay Koeninger and Joanne M. Mack, "Native American Art from the Permanent Collection" (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1979), 62-63 (illustrated/bw 62) fig. 180.
Haury 1976, P. 206-207, fig. 12.99; P. 247 columns 80,81, 83; P. 209 fig. 12.23a.

Large bowls with gracefully flared rims were produced in great quantity during the Sacaton phase. The four-part division of the design field, featuring a central focal point, is typical of Hohokam painting.
-from the Native American Art from the Permanent Collection catalog, 1979

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