Acoma pot from Acoma Pueblo ca.
It seems to be not turned on a wheel. It is 27 cm. tall,
its mouth has about 11 cm. diameter. When I run my fingers down the
inside, I can feel slight ripples, as if it had been made of a spiral of
clay sausages. The outside is smooth. Please email me if you know about
I thank you kindly for your
Laura Center's Navajo Rug Restoration
Ansel Adams, ca. 1941, "Church, Acoma
Pueblo," The mission church of San Esteban Rey, built at the pueblo from 1629 to
Egyptian Ba (c. 1550–c. 1292
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This was purchased from a dealer in 1957 in
Cairo. It is called a Baa or Ba. It shows a human face with a bird's body. Height 9.4 cm.
According to the expert at Antique Road Show it's about
1,900 years old. It (still!) smells strongly of cedar wood.
some opinions. In 2002 I saw two of these in the Hermitage, in St. Petersburg,
Russia. One was of better quality than this one, and the other was in worse
condition. Do you know of a Museum that
might want this?
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18th Dynasty (c. 1550–c. 1292 BC) Ba
purchased by K. M. Illig in Luxor, 1957.
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