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Culture Ancestral Pueblo
Title Pitcher
Date 800–1300
Medium Clay and slip
Dimensions Object: 6 3/4 × 3 1/8 in. (17.1 × 7.9 cm)
Overall: 6 3/4 x 3 1/8 in. (17.1 x 7.9 cm)
Credit Line Eskenazi Museum of Art, Indiana University
Accession Number 63.108

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Characteristic with its black on white designs this Ancestral Pueblo pitcher was created for everyday use. Designs found on such early pieces of pottery were frequently inspired by or taken directly from the already existing basketry tradition.

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"Pitcher | Collections Online." Collections Online. Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, Indiana University, 2024.