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Jar

Date:
2nd–4th century
Geography:
Mexico, Mesoamerica, Nayarit
Culture:
Nayarit (Chinesco)
Medium:
Ceramic
Dimensions:
H. 7 1/4 x 9 3/4 in. (18.4 x 24.8 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Containers
Credit Line:
Gift of Albert J. Grant and Monique Grant Joint Revocable Trust, 2014
Accession Number:
2014.244.14
Not on view
This sizable jar has a flat bottom with strongly flaring walls which curve in at the shoulder towards the spout which is recessed into the center. The burnished surface is covered with light yellow slip. Eight pairs of vertical parallel brown lines divide the surface into even segments.
Albert J. and Monique Grant, New York, acquired 1960s; Albert J. Grant and Monique Grant Joint Revocable Trust, until 2014

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