Sikyatki / Polychrome Bowl with Bear Paw / 1625 B.C. - 1400 B.C.Sikyatki
Polychrome Bowl with Bear Paw
1625 B.C. - 1400 B.C.

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Creator Nationality: North American; Native American; Pueblo; Hopi
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Name-CRT: Sikyatki
Title: Polychrome Bowl with Bear Paw
View: front
Creation Start Date: -162
Creation End Date: -140
Creation Date: 1625 B.C. - 1400 B.C.
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Classification Term: pottery
Materials and Techniques: ceramic, polychrome
Dimensions: H.4-1/4 x D.10 in.
AMICA Contributor: The Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Owner Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
ID Number: 90.50.1
Credit Line: The Ethel Morrison Van Derlip Fund

Native American cultures flourished in the Southwest section of the United States (Arizona, New Mexico) for over 2,000 years. The people lived in farming communities called pueblos, some of which are still inhabited today. Their finely made ceramics were created both for everyday use and for ceremonial occasions. The design painted onto this bowl relates to bird feathers used in these ceremonies.

AMICA ID: MIA_.90.50.1
Component Measured: overall
Measurement Unit: in
AMICA Library Year: 1998
Media Metadata Rights: ?The Minneapolis Institute of Arts

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