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Featured Native American Pottery
Height at rim; Width at shoulder
7 7/8 in. x 10 5/8 in. (20 cm x 27 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
North and Central America, United States, New Mexico
Containers and Vessels; Vessels; Ollas
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- Refers to the culture and style of the Acoma, a Native American people living in western New Mexico.
- Pottery technique in which the piece is built up from ropelike coils of clay, without the use of a potter's wheel.
- Large, bulbous, usually wide-mouthed earthenware or woven vessels used for holding water or food or for cooking; may have handles.
Southwestern Native American
- Styles and cultures Southwestern Native America.
- A pattern in which a series of small right angles produces a steplike edge, usually proceeding a few steps up and then down again.
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