Object Record

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Collection Speer Collection
Catalog Number 1999.0001.1117
Object Name Jar
'Iipay Aa Name 'aaskay
Description Jar, ceramic -Tizon Brown Ware (earthenware); fragmented and reconstructed; fire-altered; coiled and hand built with paddle and anvil technique; low ovoid body shape with a 4.5 inch diameter neck opening; water storage jar; prior repair at unknown time with unknown adhesive; large areas of loss on body and rim; asphaltum coating on top half of exterior and extending down one side to bottom (perhaps waterproofed) and one large thick deposit that protrudes from body of vessel approximately .5cm; pitch patches; white accretions and spotting on exterior; pieces burned after broken; surface scratches on exterior body; some dust and debris inside.

Height: 14", Width: 11", Circumference: 36.5", Rim diameter: 5.5 ", Weight: 6.5 lbs.
Provenance This artifact was found within the local San Diego County region, collected 1910-1950.
Date Late Prehistoric (1300-800YA)
Material Clay
Technique Coiled
Culture Kumeyaay/DiegueƱo
Place of Origin CA, SDI
Caption Detail of asphaltum protrusion.