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Olla (water jar)

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Earthenware jar with geometric and zoomorphic designs in brown and burnt siena painted onto an off-white slip ground. The interior has a dark brown strip painted directly below the rim and followed by a band of burnt siena which covers the interior of the neck of the vessel. Inside, the vessel...

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Collected in New Mexico by Mrs. Eldrege; Given to Mrs. Asa Gray; Gift of Mrs. Asa Gray, 1899.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Asa Gray

Native American (Zuni Pueblo), 1870–90

Object Place

Zuni, New Mexico, United States


22.86 cm (9 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Earthenware with slip paint




Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware