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Record Count: (126 - 150 out of 743)

Earthenware Bowl

Earthenware Bowl

Small rounded bowl with indented/pinched rim. Red slipped. From Tlatilco, site 2½ miles west of Tacuba, D.F. Part of collection of “archeological material purchased from natives in various parts of Mexico and presented to the U.S. National Museum by Dr. W.F. Foshag” in 1945.

Earthenware Bowl

Earthenware Bowl

Small brown bowl. From Tlatilco, site 2½ miles west of Tacuba, D.F. Part of collection of “archeological material purchased from natives in various parts of Mexico and presented to the U.S. National Museum by Dr. W.F. Foshag” in 1945.

Earthenware Bowl

Earthenware Bowl

Small bowl with ridged rim. Ridges are at three “corners” of bowl rim. Bowl has been repaired. From Tlatilco, site 2½ miles west of Tacuba, D.F. Part of collection of “archeological material purchased from natives in various parts of Mexico and presented to the U.S. National Museum by Dr. W.F. Foshag” in 1945.

Earthenware Bowl

Earthenware Bowl

Small, cylindrical blackware bowl with flat base and straight walls. From Tlatilco, site 2½ miles west of Tacuba, D.F. Part of collection of “archeological material purchased from natives in various parts of Mexico and presented to the U.S. National Museum by Dr. W.F. Foshag” in 1945.

Earthenware Bowl

Earthenware Bowl

Small, dark brown bowl, slipped and polished. Incised “wing” decoration lines. Slightly convex base. From Tlatilco, site 2½ miles west of Tacuba, D.F. Part of collection of “archeological material purchased from natives in various parts of Mexico and presented to the U.S. National Museum by Dr. W.F. Foshag” in 1945.

Earthenware Bowl

Earthenware Bowl

Small bowl on pedestal. Rim of bowl decorated with 6 nodules. Nodules with incised lines. One nodule opposite other single nodule, while double nodules opposite other double nodules. Red slipped. Pedestal is perforated. From Tlatilco, site 2½ miles west of Tacuba, D.F. Part of collection of “archeological material purchased from natives in various parts of Mexico and presented to the U.S. National Museum by Dr. W.F. Foshag” in 1945.

Earthenware Scoop

Earthenware Scoop

Semi-oval scoop. Red-slipped. From Tlatilco, site 2½ miles west of Tacuba, D.F. Part of collection of “archeological material purchased from natives in various parts of Mexico and presented to the U.S. National Museum by Dr. W.F. Foshag” in 1945.

Earthenware Bowl

Earthenware Bowl

Blackened shallow bowl with incised band about the edge. From Tlatilco, site 2½ miles west of Tacuba, D.F. Part of collection of “archeological material purchased from natives in various parts of Mexico and presented to the U.S. National Museum by Dr. W.F. Foshag” in 1945.

Earthenware Bowl

Earthenware Bowl

Rounded bowl with series of 3 angled lines decoration, and one continuous incised line about the rim. From Tlatilco, site 2½ miles west of Tacuba, D.F. Part of collection of “archeological material purchased from natives in various parts of Mexico and presented to the U.S. National Museum by Dr. W.F. Foshag” in 1945.

Earthenware Bowl

Earthenware Bowl

Small circular bowl with flattened base. Series of angled, incised lines with one continuous line around rim. From Tlatilco, site 2½ miles west of Tacuba, D.F. Part of collection of “archeological material purchased from natives in various parts of Mexico and presented to the U.S. National Museum by Dr. W.F. Foshag” in 1945.

Earthenware Bowl

Earthenware Bowl

Small rounded bowl. From Tlatilco, site 2½ miles west of Tacuba, D.F. Part of collection of “archeological material purchased from natives in various parts of Mexico and presented to the U.S. National Museum by Dr. W.F. Foshag” in 1945.

Earthenware Bowl

Earthenware Bowl

Small bowl with incised line decoration. One line around rim and series of triangular designs. From Tlatilco, site 2½ miles west of Tacuba, D.F. Part of collection of “archeological material purchased from natives in various parts of Mexico and presented to the U.S. National Museum by Dr. W.F. Foshag” in 1945.

Earthenware Bowl

Earthenware Bowl

Small bowl with incised arcs decoration. From Tlatilco, site 2½ miles west of Tacuba, D.F. Part of collection of “archeological material purchased from natives in various parts of Mexico and presented to the U.S. National Museum by Dr. W.F. Foshag” in 1945.

Earthenware Bowl

Earthenware Bowl

Small bowl. From Tlatilco, site 2½ miles west of Tacuba, D.F. Part of collection of “archeological material purchased from natives in various parts of Mexico and presented to the U.S. National Museum by Dr. W.F. Foshag” in 1945.

Earthenware Jar

Earthenware Jar

Small bowl with narrow rim and incised line and dots design. Series of design of one arc over 6 or 7 impressions/dots. From Tlatilco, site 2½ miles west of Tacuba, D.F. Part of collection of “archeological material purchased from natives in various parts of Mexico and presented to the U.S. National Museum by Dr. W.F. Foshag” in 1945.

Earthenware Cup

Earthenware Cup

Small vessel with flattened base, straight sides. Full of clay deposits. From Tlatilco, site 2½ miles west of Tacuba, D.F. Part of collection of “archeological material purchased from natives in various parts of Mexico and presented to the U.S. National Museum by Dr. W.F. Foshag” in 1945.

Earthenware Stamp

Earthenware Stamp

Large, hollow, cylindrical stamp, for body decoration and perhaps for imprinting designs on textiles. Design creates a figure with characteristic Olmec features, including cleft head and flame-shaped eyebrows. From Tlatilco, site 2½ miles west of Tacuba, D.F. Part of collection of “archeological material purchased from natives in various parts of Mexico and presented to the U.S. National Museum by Dr. W.F. Foshag” in 1945.

Earthenware Stamp

Earthenware Stamp

Large, hollow, cylindrical stamp, for body decoration and perhaps for imprinting designs on textiles. Design creates a figure with characteristic Olmec features, including cleft head and flame-shaped eyebrows. From Tlatilco, site 2½ miles west of Tacuba, D.F. Part of collection of “archeological material purchased from natives in various parts of Mexico and presented to the U.S. National Museum by Dr. W.F. Foshag” in 1945.

Earthenware Roller Stamp

Earthenware Roller Stamp

Roller-pin style stamp. Series of wavy and angled lines design. Used for decorating textiles and skin. From Tlatilco, site 2½ miles west of Tacuba, D.F. Part of collection of “archeological material purchased from natives in various parts of Mexico and presented to the U.S. National Museum by Dr. W.F. Foshag” in 1945.

Earthenware Roller Stamp

Earthenware Roller Stamp

Roller-pin style stamp. Series of wavy and angled lines design. Used for decorating textiles and skin. From Tlatilco, site 2½ miles west of Tacuba, D.F. Part of collection of “archeological material purchased from natives in various parts of Mexico and presented to the U.S. National Museum by Dr. W.F. Foshag” in 1945.

Earthenware Stamp

Earthenware Stamp

Stamp with conical handle. Double loop design. Used for decorating textiles and skin. From Tlatilco, site 2½ miles west of Tacuba, D.F. Part of collection of “archeological material purchased from natives in various parts of Mexico and presented to the U.S. National Museum by Dr. W.F. Foshag” in 1945.

Earthenware Stamp

Earthenware Stamp

Stamp with “x” design. Conical handle. Used for decorating textiles and skin. From Tlatilco, site 2½ miles west of Tacuba, D.F. Part of collection of “archeological material purchased from natives in various parts of Mexico and presented to the U.S. National Museum by Dr. W.F. Foshag” in 1945.

Earthenware Ball Rattle

Earthenware Ball Rattle

Ceramic ball rattle. From Tlatilco, site 2½ miles west of Tacuba, D.F. Part of collection of “archeological material purchased from natives in various parts of Mexico and presented to the U.S. National Museum by Dr. W.F. Foshag” in 1945.

Earthenware Ball Rattle

Earthenware Ball Rattle

Ceramic ball rattle. With 4 incised lines and punctures. From Tlatilco, site 2½ miles west of Tacuba, D.F. Part of collection of “archeological material purchased from natives in various parts of Mexico and presented to the U.S. National Museum by Dr. W.F. Foshag” in 1945.

Earthenware Rattle

Earthenware Rattle

Gourd-shaped rattle with “crested” top. Signs of red slipping. From Tlatilco, site 2½ miles west of Tacuba, D.F. Part of collection of “archeological material purchased from natives in various parts of Mexico and presented to the U.S. National Museum by Dr. W.F. Foshag” in 1945.


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