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Small jar with rounded bottom, vertical neck, and small rolled rim. The black decoration was created using a negative-resist technique. The upper half of the jar is decorated with geometric designs composed of wide, black, parallel bands. The lower half is decorated with four stripes...

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Provenance

Joseph B. Stearns, New York, by October 1883; to MFA, October 1883, gift of Joseph B. Stearns.

Credit Line

Gift of Joseph B. Stearns, New York

Chiriquí, A.D. 500–1550

Findspot

Davíd vicinity, Chiriquí Province, Panama

Dimensions

10.3 x 10.7 cm (4 1/16 x 4 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

83.357

Medium or Technique

Earthenware: black on red slip paint (negative-resist and slip paint)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware