Object Record

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Collection Speer Collection
Catalog Number 1999.0001.2080
Object Name Jar
'Iipay Aa Name 'aaskay
Description Jar, ceramic; fragmented and recontructed; coiled and hand built; light gray/tan clay; painted with geometric designs (squares within squares) in iron oxide (ochre); diamond body shape (widest at middle) and a small mouth - looks to be a water container; piece was reconstructed prior to donation (unknown date)- note cracks in images.

The designs and color of clay look to be from the desert (perhaps Kamia). See Malcolm J. Rogers, Yuman Pottery Making, 1936.

Height: 12.5", Width: 14", Circumference: 43", Mouth diameter: 3", Weight: 6.3 lbs.
Provenance Unknown
Date Late Prehistoric (1300-800YA)
Material Clay/Iron Oxide
Technique Coiled
Culture Perhaps Kamia
Place of Origin Unknown