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olla con asa (jar with handle)
  • unknown Mixtec maker
  • olla con asa (jar with handle), 1989
  • Where object was made: San Antonio, Huichotl, Mexico
  • ceramic
  • Object Height/Diameter: 23 x 20.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 9 1/16 x 8 1/16 in
  • Gift of Robert J. Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4732

The jar has a conical body and a flat bottom. It has a short, straight neck with a slightly flared rim. The handle spans the opening. It is orange with black firing clouds.