Tinaja Fermenting Jar


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Artifact Identification Tinaja Fermenting Jar   (1997.15.0485)
Classification Materials T&E : Food Processing & Preparation T&E : Food Processing Equipment
Artist/Maker Alegria Canelos
Geographic Location America, South, Ecuador, Curaray
Period/Date Late 20th century; around 1975
Culture Canelos Quichua
Location On Exhibitin the South America exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Diameter) 36.8 cm
Dimension 2 (Height) 36.4 cm
Dimension 3 (N/A) N/A
Weight waived g
Measuring Remarks This object was too heavy to weigh with the NH scale.
Materials Ceramic, Pigment
Manufacturing Processes Handbuilding, Firing, Painting, Rubbing
Munsell Color Information waived

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

Whitten, Norman and Dorothea. From Myth to Creation: Art from Amazonian Ecuador. Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 1988. P. 5.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Gift of Norman E. and Dorothea S. Whitten
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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