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Kwakina/Heshothauthla Polychrome Bowl, Alternate View

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Cultural Period: Ancestral Puebloan, Atsinna Pueblo (A.D. 1275 – mid-1300s)

Description: Restored Kwakina Polychrome (variant) bowl with a black-on-tan rim band and black- and white-on-tan exterior design (catalog description).

Barbara Mills, Professor and Chair of Anthropology at the University of Arizona, says she would call it Heshothauthla, but more of a unit design.

According to Greg Schachner, Asst. Professor at UCLA, the characteristic of not getting a good strong orange is common in the El Morro valley.

Provenience: LA 99 (Atsinna Pueblo), Rm 7, Floor fill.

Collection: National Park Service, El Morro.

Randy Sullivan, NPS Digital Team Photographer
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