Illinois Wesleyan University John Wesley Powell Collection of Pueblo Pottery (Illinois Wesleyan University)
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JAR (Olla)
JAR (Olla)
TitleJAR (Olla)
Case Location0040
Cultural AffiliationZuni
Date of Manufactureca. 1850-1860
DescriptionThis small water jar has a top band of t'sipopa kyatsotanne (stripes with points) motifs that represent timuci (thunder knife), a knife used by priests in many ceremonies, beneath which is a spirit break. Below this break are three panels of netsikâ (a crook, or drumstick, used in ceremonies) with lapanwe (feathers) motifs, each separated from the next by the nanna elaye (grandfather standing) design that represents a prayer for long life. A second spirit break encircles the bottom of the jar.
DescriptorsJAR
Height15.3 cm
Diameter20.5 cm x 20.3 cm
Type.DigitalImage
RightsIllinois Wesleyan University retains the rights to this material. Permission to reproduce these images must be granted by IWU. Contact archives@titan.iwu.edu or 309-556-1535 for more information.
Collection NameJohn Wesley Powell Collection of Pueblo Pottery (Illinois Wesleyan University)
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