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Socorro Jar
12th century

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Creator Name: Unknown
Creator Nationality: North American; Native American
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Name-CRT: Artist unknown
Title: Socorro Jar
View: front
Creation Start Date: 1100
Creation End Date: 1199
Creation Date: 12th century
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Classification Term: pottery
Materials and Techniques: Earthenware
Dimensions: H.18-1/4 x D.17-1/2 in.
AMICA Contributor: The Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Owner Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
ID Number: 91.36.1
Credit Line: The Ethel Morrison Van Derlip Fund

Clay pots are a literal reshaping of Earth itself into containers that serve many purposes. The maker of this water jar allowed the marks left by her hands forming the wet clay to remain as decoration.

AMICA ID: MIA_.91.36.1
Component Measured: overall
Measurement Unit: in
AMICA Library Year: 2001
Media Metadata Rights: ?The Minneapolis Institute of Arts

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