Pottery Making Series [1 of 9]
Santa Clara Pueblo
By Legoria Tafoya
This ball of pottery clay is the first stage in the formation of a clay vessel. Native clay is dug from local deposits known for generations. At Santa Clara Pueblo, it is mixed with a
particular type of volcanic sand that acts as a temper.
Clay. D 11.7 cm [D 4 ½ inches]
Bandelier National Monument, BAND 705