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small comal (griddle for tortillas)
  • Ne'ivi Davi (Highland Mixtec) peoples
  • small comal (griddle for tortillas), 1989
  • Where object was made: Asunción Nochixtlán, Oaxaca, Mexico
  • ceramic
  • Object Height/Diameter: 2 x 25.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3/4 x 10 1/16 in
  • Gift of Robert J. Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5246
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The plate-like griddle is slightly uneven and has a rim. It is orange with a large black firing cloud.

It was sometimes used as a lid for a pot.