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Olla (water jar)

Water jar (Olla) form with wide mouth, short neck rounded shoulder tightly dropping with strong diagonal to base. Black smudged exposing some red-brown slip with polished micaceous surface.


On bottom in script: M. Cata / San Juan / Pueblo


Purchased by MFA, 1991, from Andrews Pueblo Pottery and Art Gallery, Albuquerque, NM.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by The Seminarians in honor of Jonathan L. Fairbanks

Native American (San Juan Pueblo), 1991

Object Place

San Juan, New Mexico, United States

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Micaceous earthenware with polished slip




Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware