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jarro (jar)
  • Valley Zapotec peoples
  • jarro (jar), 1989
  • Where object was made: Azompa, Oaxaca, Mexico
  • ceramic, applique, glazing
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 22.5 x 16 x 18.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 8 7/8 x 6 1/4 x 7 1/4 in
  • Gift of Robert J. Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4735

The jar has a globular body and a straight neck and one handle from the rim to the shoulder. The neck is decorated with horizontal grooves. The body is decorated with two raised flowers and one leaf and vine. It has dark green glaze.