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First step in making a pot is to select a puki and then line it with mica powder to keep the clay from sticking

Jun. 1, 2000

18875

Full Record: x-18876/18876

A flat clay tortilla is placed in the puki and air pockets removed by pressing

Jun. 1, 2000

18876

Full Record: x-18877/18877

The tortilla is smoothed with a metal scraper

Jun. 1, 2000

18877

Full Record: x-18878/18878

Walls are build through the addition of successive coils, applied all at once

Jun. 1, 2000

18878

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Walls are shaped and the vessel surfaces are compacted through scraping

Jun. 1, 2000

18879

Full Record: x-1888/1888

Arkansas - Lemley S-712 and E-45 and 46. 2 wooden earspools, one with ogee symbols; large flint mace.

35mm slide: 621

1888

Full Record: x-18880/18880

Further shaping to bring in the upper portion of the vessel

Jun. 1, 2000

18880

Full Record: x-18881/18881

Once the clay has set, several more coils are added to create a rim or in this case a lid

Jun. 1, 2000

18881

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The coils are smoothed. Felipe will create a lid by closing in this pot and then cutting out a lid once the clay has stiffened

Jun. 1, 2000

18882

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The lid hole is closed, creating an air bubble from within that will help the vessel retain a beautiful shape until it is dry

Jun. 1, 2000

18883

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The vessel can be shaped further once the hole is closed, much like a pliable balloon.

Jun. 1, 2000

18884

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Once dry, vessel walls are made even by scraping with a metal tool (mica clay is very hard when dry). A clay slurry is added to the surface and the tool is used to scrape wet and dry clay away, knocking down high spots, while adding clay to low spots

Jun. 1, 2000

18885

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The vessels are allowed to fully dry after scraping

Oct. 1, 2003

18886

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Once dry, the pots are sanded with sandstone obtained from the Santa Fe Formation (Pleistocene) that is present throughout the Chama Valley. Sandstone sanding is followed by a finer grit sandpaper sanding. Felipe Ortega in his backyard.

Oct. 1, 2003

18887

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Sanded vessels are slipped with a clay slurry rich in large mica flakes. This gives the pottery its characteristic glittering appearance

Jun. 1, 2000

18888

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Before firing, pots are preheated to remove any remaining water from the pores in order to insure a successful firing (no explosions)

Jun. 1, 2000

18889

Full Record: x-1889/1889

Arkansas - Lemley P-118 - effigy pipe of Moundville-Seltzertown style.

35mm slide: 622

1889

Full Record: x-18890/18890

The fire is started and pots are placed within it on a metal grate

Oct. 1, 2003

18890

Full Record: x-18891/18891

All vessels are covered with tree bark (Pine or Cedar) or thin slabs of wood

Oct. 1, 2003

18891

Full Record: x-18892/18892

These finished pots are hot out of the fire. The black one has been intentionally smudged. The golden one is called a Wedding Vase

Oct. 1, 2003

18892

Full Record: x-18893/18893

This is Felipe Ortega, recognized by the Smithsonian Institution as a master of Jicarilla Apache and Hispanic micaceous traditions. Taught by an Apache Woman in 1970, Felipe has been a full-time potter since 1978.

Oct. 1, 2003

18893

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One example of Felipe's work on show in the Café Pasquals Gallery and Restaurant, called El Zocolo.

Oct. 1, 2003

18894

Full Record: x-18895/18895

Another Pasquale photograph attesting to the superior performance ability of micaceous cooking vessels.

Oct. 1, 2003

18895

Full Record: x-18896/18896

This photo shows Stela A, depicting ruler 18 Rabbit

Classic Maya, AD 400 - 800

Aug. 1, 1996

18896

Full Record: x-18897/18897

This photo shows the hieroglyphic text on Stela B

Classic Maya, AD 400 - 800

Aug. 1, 1996

18897

Full Record: x-18898/18898

This photo shows Stela H, another monument erected by ruler 18 Rabbit

Classic Maya, AD 400 - 800

Aug. 1, 1996

18898

Full Record: x-18899/18899

This photo shows the Hieroglyphic Stairway, the longest hieroglyphic inscription in the ancient New World

Classic Maya, AD 400 - 800

Aug. 1, 1996

18899

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17375- Parsee woman's embroidred burgundy silk blouse

1985

35mm slide: 18269

189

Full Record: x-1890/1890

Arkansas - Lemley P-118 - side view of effigy pipe of Moundville-Seltzertown style.

35mm slide: 623

1890

Full Record: x-18900/18900

Temple II. Classic Maya, AD 400 - 800

Aug. 1, 1997

18900

Full Record: x-18901/18901

Northern side of Great Plaza (stelae in front of North Acropolis). Classic Maya, AD 400 - 800

Aug. 1, 1997

18901

Full Record: x-18902/18902

Wild turkey with Temple II in background. Classic Maya, AD 400 - 800

Aug. 1, 1997

18902

Full Record: x-18903/18903

View of Temple I and Great Plaza. Classic Maya, AD 400 - 800

Aug. 1, 1997

18903

Full Record: x-18904/18904

Ancient raised fields for agriculture being excavated in Pultrouser Swamp, adjacent to site of K'axob

Classic Maya, AD 400 - 800

Jul. 1, 1998

18904

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Ballcourt A in main plaza. Classic Maya, AD 400 - 800

Jul. 1, 1996

18905

Full Record: x-18906/18906

View of the Palacio and Temple of the Inscriptions from the Temple of the Cross. Classic Maya, AD 400 - 800

Jul. 1, 1998

18906

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View of the Palacio from the Temple of the Inscriptions. Classic Maya, AD 400 - 800

Jul. 1, 1998

18907

Full Record: x-18908/18908

Sun Pyramid, Avenue of the Dead, Moon Plaza

Classic, AD 150 - 600

Aug. 1, 1999

18908

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Ciudadela, seen from the Sun Pyramid

Classic, AD 150 - 600

Jul. 1, 1998

18909

Full Record: x-1891/1891

Arkansas - Lemley P-117 - side view of serpent cat effigy pipe.

35mm slide: 624

1891

Full Record: x-18910/18910

Painted murals in Tepantitla apartment compound

Classic, AD 150 - 600

Jul. 1, 1998

18910

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Moon Pyramid and Avenue of the Dead, seen from Sun Pyramid

Classic, AD 150 - 600

Jul. 1, 1998

18911

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Interior courtyard of the Palacio del Quetzalpapalotl (or Butterfly Palace)

Classic, AD 150 - 600

Jul. 1, 1998

18912

Full Record: x-18913/18913

Feathered Serpent Pyramid

Classic, AD 150 - 600

Aug. 1, 1999

18913

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View of Templo Mayor, in center of Aztec capital of Tenochtitlan, from the main plaza in modern Mexico City

Post - Classic, AD 1350 - 1519

Aug. 1, 1999

18914

Full Record: x-18915/18915

Pyramid of the Niches. Late Classic, AD 600 - 900

Apr. 1, 2000

18915

Full Record: x-18916/18916

Close up of the Temple of the Feathered Serpent, showing talud-tablero platform and sculpted reliefs with both Central Mexican and Maya-influenced iconography

Late Classic, AD 600 - 900

Nov. 1, 1999

18916

Full Record: x-18917/18917

Examples of Formative tecomates (restricted rim vessels) with modern gourd, showing similarity in form. Barra phase.

Early Preclassic, 1600 - 1200 BC

Jul. 1, 1998

18917

Full Record: x-18918/18918

Olmec colossal stone heads, unknown provenience. Museum of Anthropology.

Middle Preclassic, 1200 - 600 BC

Apr. 1, 2000

18918

Full Record: x-18919/18919

Olmec colossal stone heads, unknown provenience. Museum of Anthropology.

Middle Preclassic, 1200 - 600 BC

Apr. 1, 2000

18919