domingo, 16 de agosto de 2015


Pottery bowl with drawing representing childbirth. Such bowls were intended as burial offerings and were ritually 'killed' at burial with punctures to their base. This helped release the vessel's spirit into the next world. Country of Origin: USA Culture: Mogollon, Mimbres style. Date/Period: 10th C AD. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Peabody Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. Location: 04. DISH

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