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Olla (water jar)
Native American (San Juan Pueblo)
Myrtle Cata (Native American, born in 1953)
Object Place: San Juan, New Mexico, United States
Overall: 21.6 cm (8 1/2 in.) Diam. (Overall): 29.8cm (11 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Micaceous earthenware with polished slip
Not On View
Water jar (Olla) form with wide mouth, short neck rounded shoulder tightly dropping with strong diagonal to base. Black smudged exposing some red-brown slip with polished micaceous surface.
On bottom in script: M. Cata / San Juan / Pueblo
Purchased by MFA, 1991, from Andrews Pueblo Pottery and Art Gallery, Albuquerque, NM.
Museum purchase with funds donated by The Seminarians in honor of Jonathan L. Fairbanks