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Cibola White ware, Tularosa Black-on-white style. Circular band with curved sides, rounded bottom, small horizontal handle near rim. Decorated in reddish black over a white glaze; on the inside with an off-center tondo of zig-zag with two conforming surrounds, a plain band and a hatched zig-zag;...

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Descended in the family of Mrs. William White Howells (d. 3/28/2000); purchased by MFA, 1985, from Hurst and Hurst, Cambridge, MA.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Mrs. William White Howells

Native American (Prehistoric), Prehistoric, 1175–1300

Object Place

Arizona (East-Central), White Mountain Mogollon Rim, United States


5.4 x 9.52 cm (2 1/8 x 3 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Earthenware with slip paint




Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware