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Culinary Jar, c. 300-1250
Earthenware
8 11/16 in. x 3 3/8 in. (22 cm x 8.5 cm)

Creation Place: North America, Native American, Arizona
Technique: Hand-forming
Credit Line: Gift of Dr. E. H. Parker
Accession Number: P2709
Jar with flattened spherical body and with a constricted mouth, short neck, and corrugated sides. Triangular relief on neck, no decoration. Reddish-brown ware.

Commentary
Ceramic storage vessels were used throughout the Southwest. They offered extremely effective protection from vermin and humidity. The corrugated walls and indented neck of this jar are particularly well executed, with ten corugations per 2.5cm.
-from the Native American Art from the Permanent Collection catalog, 1979

Bibliography
Kay Koeninger and Joanne M. Mack, "Native American Art from the Permanent Collection" (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1979), 66 (illustrated/bw) fig. 197.

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