Ancient Puebloan (Anasazi) / Bowl (Four Mile  Style) / c. 1250- 1325Ancient Puebloan (Anasazi)
Bowl (Four Mile Style)
c. 1250- 1325

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Creator Nationality: Ancient Puebloan (Anasazi), Southwest region, Arizona
Creator Name-CRT: Ancient Puebloan (Anasazi)
Title: Bowl (Four Mile Style)
View: front
Creation Start Date: 1250
Creation End Date: 1325
Creation Date: c. 1250- 1325
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Classification Term: Ceramic
Materials and Techniques: Ceramic, pigment
Dimensions: H.3-3/16 x Dia.9-5/16 in.
Inscriptions: Inscribed:Inscription
AMICA Contributor: The Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Owner Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
ID Number: 99.70.1
Credit Line: The Putnam Dana McMillan Fund
Context: The differences between the major cultures of the ancient Southwestern United States can be distinguished by the unique designs found on their ceramics. This bowl is an excellent example of what is called the Four Mile style. The black painted design in the center of this finely made ceramic depicts a stylized long-necked bird, perhaps a crane. The red and white step motif is a reference to sacred architecture and clouds.
AMICA ID: MIA_.99.70.1
AMICA Library Year: 2003
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