Red Mesa Black-on-White Bird Effigy VesselArtist(s)PuebloArtist NationalityPueblo (Native American style)Object Creation Datecirca 1000Medium & Supportmineral paint on earthenwareDimensions
3 11/16 in x 2 1/2 in x 3 11/16 in (9.37 cm x 6.35 cm x 9.37 cm)Credit LineGift of Estelle Titiev, from the collection of Mischa TitievSubject matter
Birds played an important ceremonial role in Ancient Puebloan cultures, and appear in designs on pottery as well as in three-dimensional effigy forms, such as this pot. Physical Description
This mug-sized vessel has a bulbous body, a narrower tall neck, and handle. It is beige with black painted geometric and striped design.Primary Object Classification Ceramic Primary Object TypevesselCollection AreaWesternRights
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Pueblo (Native American style)