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Fillet-Rim Jar

ELMO00000248.jpg Historic Zuni Bowl, Alternate ViewThumbnailsFillet-Rim Jar, Rim Detail

Cultural Period: Native American, Period Unknown

Description: Blackened thick-walled jar with a rounded base and flat bottom, decorated with a fillet around the rim; scraping marks are generally parallel to the base (catalog description). The jar has been mended at the rim.

The fillet-rim is common to many Navajo utilitarian wares, suggesting this vessel may date as recently as the 1800s.

Provenience: Pinnawa, Cache

Collection: National Park Service, El Morro.

Author
Randy Sullivan, NPS Digital Team Photographer
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