Medium size, round bodied jar with the bottom more pointed than the sides. Coil and scrape construction, temper undetermined, exterior well polished. Decoration consits of a red and black mineral paint applied over a light gray slip. The design field is halved and is repeated with an ab, ab pattern where "a" is four "house/marriage" icons with a "move onto property/migration" icon in assoication with a possible "land/earth/rows of crops" icon and all are in an orientation suggesting a community; and "b", which is only 1/8 the width of "a", consists of three vertical "cloud" icons with "flight" elements attached. Overall there is more black paint than red and all of the red elements are outlined in black. Found in southern New Mexico or northern Chihuahua, Mexico. Glued. Approximately 2 sq inches of wall restored, sections of some cracks filled.
PERIOD: AD 1200-1340
ORIGIN: New Mexico
SIZE: 22cm D; 18.2cm H; 10.5cm Opening