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Hohokam Artist

Jar, 1150-1300
5 5/8 x 9 13/16 x 9 7/8 in. (14.29 x 24.92 x 25.08 cm)

Creation Place: North America, Native American, Arizona
Technique: Hand-forming
Credit Line: Gift of Dr. E. H. Parker
Accession Number: P2740
Jar with medial shoulder. Wide, curved neck. Corrugated relief on neck. Slightly flared rim. Black interior. Smudged ware. Possibly Reserve red ware. Civano phase.

Gila red style. Textured, late period Hohokam red ware often has a black interior, as in this piece. Filling the vessel's interior with organic material that smoldered during firing produced this effect. (Haury, 1945, p. 83).

Kay Koeninger and Joanne M. Mack, "Native American Art from the Permanent Collection" (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1979), 27 (illustrated/bw) fig. 36.

Red clay

A piece of white cloth tape is affixed to the underside. Handwritten in blue graphite, it reads, "Gila R / Decorate".

  • Overall Dimensions: 5 5/8 x 9 13/16 x 9 7/8 in. (14.29 x 24.92 x 25.08 cm) Measured by Hudson, Karen

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