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Globular jar with small orifice (a 'tecomate' shape). A very low band of clay encircles the jar's opening, creating a kind of vertical flange or rim. Encircling the upper half of the vessel is a painted pattern of black-line, right-angle triangles bordered at the top and bottom by three black...

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Provenance

Mrs. Charles G. Loring by 1902; to MFA, 1902, gift of Mrs. Charles G. Loring.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles Greely Loring

Casas Grandes, Late Postclassic Period, A.D. 1350–1550

Object Place

Casas Grandes region, northern México

Dimensions

18.3 x 25.2 cm (7 3/16 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

02.923

Medium or Technique

Earthenware: black on white slip paint

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware