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olla (cooking pot)
  • Valley Zapotec peoples
  • olla (cooking pot), 1989
  • Where object was made: Atzompa, Oaxaca, Mexico
  • ceramic, glazing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 18 x 21 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 7 1/16 x 8 1/4 in
  • Gift of Robert J. Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4733

The jar has a globular body and a short, straight neck. It is orange with a large dark firing cloud. The interior is glazed with a light green.