vessel with deer showing red "heart line"

 
Culture
Zuñi people
Creation date
Materials
slipped and painted earthenware
Dimensions
10 3/4 x 14 3/4 (diam.) in.
Credit line
Gift of Mrs. Valette Miller White
Accession number
36.56
Collection
Currently On View In
Michael and Patricia McCrory & Richard and Rebecca Feldman Gallery - K214

For over two thousand years until the present day, peoples of the American Southwest and neighboring Mexico have shared a long tradition of pottery making.

The term "earthenware" refers to a type of porous, easily broken ceramic, which is made from clay, baked at low temperatures.

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