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Small jar with low neck and pointed bottom. Painated geometric decoration includes a chevron motif on the upper half of the jar, thin and thick horizontal bands at the midsection, and plain red bottom.

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

9 x 9.6 cm (3 9/16 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

83.358

Medium or Technique

Earthenware: red, black and cream slip paint

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware