DescriptionToltec Blackware Bowl Fragment
C. 900-1200 AD
5" tall x 9¼" Wide
The bowl fragment is overall burnished in deep black and has two hollow feet, the lower outside wall decorated with a fine head of a chief wearing a bird beak. The face has strong oval eyes, wears earflares, a tiered headdress with plumes and dangling ornaments, and wears a large vulture or parrot beak below his nose. The fragment is broken in ancient times, has strong ancient deposits, one leg cleanly reattached, and a couple chips.
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