Illinois Wesleyan University John Wesley Powell Collection of Pueblo Pottery (Illinois Wesleyan University)
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JAR (Olla)
JAR (Olla)
TitleJAR (Olla)
Case Location0077
Cultural AffiliationZuni
Date of Manufactureca. 1860-1870
DescriptionThe top band of decoration on this small water jar is netsikâ lacow'iyulipa (crooks, or drumsticks, with feathers joined together), which symbolizes a prayer for beautiful music. Beneath this is na'lan k'yakwenne (deer's house) with the deer on black ground. Black ground symbolizes the damp earth where women want to plant their gardens. Deer images are often used in the hope that they will bring success in hunting.
DescriptorsJAR
Height16.1 cm
Diameter19.5 cm x 19.4 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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