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Creator Nationality: North American; Central American; Mesoamerican; Mixtec
Creator Name-CRT: Mexico, Cholula?, Mixteca-Puebla Style
Title: Pedestal Bowl
Title Type: Primary
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 900
Creation End Date: 1519
Creation Date: c. 900-1519
Creation Place: Mexico, possibly Cholula
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Classification Term: Ceramic
Materials and Techniques: earthenware with colored slips
Dimensions: Diameter: 18.7cm, Overall: 14.6cm
AMICA Contributor: The Cleveland Museum of Art
Owner Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
ID Number: 1951.317
Credit Line: John L. Severance Fund
Style or Period: Mexico, Cholula?, Mixteca-Puebla Style
Context: Cholula, in the state of Puebla, was a major pottery-producing center in the centuries before the Spanish conquest of 1519-21. Fine ceramics in what is known as the Mixteca-Puebla style were highly prized by both the Aztecs and the Mixtecs of central Mexico. Simiarly decorated vessels have been found as far south as the Maya region.
AMICA ID: CMA_.1951.317
AMICA Library Year: 2000
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Copyright, The Cleveland Museum of Art
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