Gallup Black-on-white Bird pot

From the press release:
MIAC Announces Opening of “Birds: Spiritual Messengers of the Skies” 

Gallup BW duck pot: This duck-shaped vessel is similar to other duck-shaped pots Native Americans made during the PreContact period and represents the importance of water in the dry Southwest. This vessel is from the Rio Puerco area of eastern Arizona and dates between/from A.D. 980 to 1150 A.D. Catalog number 20105/11, Museum of Indian Arts and Culture, Santa Fe, NM, photo by Amy Montoya. 

Photographer: Amy Montoya, MIAC

Credit: Museum of Indian Arts and Culture

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