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Jar, c. 1250-1450
Earthenware
x 5 1/8 in. ( x 13 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.

Commentary
Textured late period Hohokam red ware often has a black interior as in this piece. Filling the vessel's interior with organic material that smouldered during firing produced this effect. (Haury, 1945, p.83).
-from the Native American Art from the Permanent Collection catalog, 1976

Bibliography
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.

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