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olla (jar)
  • Pascuala Giron Rodriguez
    active: Mexico
  • olla (jar), 1989
  • Where object was made: Río Blanco, Nochixtlán District, Oaxaca, Mexico
  • ceramic, staining
  • Object Height/Diameter: 29 x 27.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 11 3/8 x 10 13/16 in
  • Gift of Robert J. Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4802

The jar has a conical body and pointed bottom. It has a very short neck and flared rim. It is light brown. Brown stain is dribbled over the surface in an erratic pattern known as chorreado.

It was used for cooking.