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olla (jar)
  • Mixtec peoples
  • olla (jar), 1989
  • Where object was made: Juquila, Oaxaca, Mexico
  • ceramic
  • Object Height/Diameter: 27 x 24.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 10 5/8 x 9 5/8 in
  • Gift of Robert J. Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4799

The jar has a somewhat conical body and a flat bottom. It has a short, wide neck with a flared rim. It is orange with black firing clouds.