Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Diné (Navajo) maker
  • pot, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • ceramic, appliqué, incising
  • Object Height/Diameter: 18.5 x 14.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 7 1/4 x 5 11/16 in
  • Gift of Forrest E. Jones
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4561

The cylindrical pot has a rounded bottom and is slightly constricted midway up. There is a raised zigzag with vertical impressions near the rim. It is dark brown with a large black firing cloud.