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Excerpt from the Thaw Catalog: The Pueblo of Zia, located between Albuquerque and Santa Fe, has maintained its reputation for fine pottery for hundreds of years. Well-modeled, thin-walled, and beautifully painted pots of many shapes are still produced today. The red “fingers” and white scallops resemble designs from nearby Santa Ana Pueblo. However, pottery from Zia Pueblo can be identified by the distinctive specks of crushed black rock temper added to the clay, a technique used by other pueblos in the 1400s, but retained by Zia in the modern period.
diameter 13.25 in ; height 9.5 in