Pueblo IV. AD 1400 - 1550
Large, decorated bowls such as this were generally used for serving food. This example is decorated with carbon or vegetal paint, made from plants rather than minerals. Bandelier Black-on-gray and Sankawi'i Black-on-cream ceramic types are ancestral Tewa pottery styles.
Ceramic. H 12.2, D 32.4, T 0.8 cm [H 4 ¾, D 12 ¾, T ¼ inches]
Bandelier National Monument, BAND 1568