- CATEGORY: DISTRIBUTION & TRANSPORTATION ARTIFACTS
- MEASUREMENTS: 2 5/8"H x 6 1/4"L
- DATE MADE: pre-16th century
Clay effigy pot.. Bird (or fish). Two holes on opposite sides of opening. Bird's head and tail protrude from sides of the pot. Tail is chipped.
Examined by Mimi Crossley, curator of pre-Columbian collections at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Ms. Crossley's assessment is that this artifact is likely from central Mexico, although it is difficult to pinpoint. It was probably used to eat from.
- CREDIT LINE: Hawley, Sarah D.