- Refers to the style and culture of a North American civilization that existed in the "Four Corners" area, where the boundaries of the states of Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, and Utah intersect. The culture flourished from the first century CE to around 1300 CE, and descendants of this cultural group probably include the modern Pueblo Indians now living in New Mexico and Arizona. The style is noted for fine baskets, pottery, cloth, ornaments, tools, and great architectural achievements, including cliff dwellings and apartment-house-like villages, or pueblos. In some classification schemes, the modern Pueblo cultures are considered later phases of this people, though most schemes end this culture with the abandonment of the cliff dwellings around 1300 CE.
- Pottery technique in which the piece is built up from ropelike coils of clay, without the use of a potter's wheel.
This object was included in the following exhibitions:
At Home and on Display: Pueblo Pottery in the Bryn Mawr College Collection
, 11/24/1998 - 1/15/1999
, 5/26/2001 - 6/1/2001
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