Early Cahuilla Olla

Karr, Steven M.
December 2005
News from Native California;Winter2005/2006, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p48
The article offers insights on California Indian pottery. Classes of pottery vessels include those used in utilitarian and for funerary purposes. It describes Cahuilla ollas and jars from the collections at the Southwest Museum of the American Indian, Autry National Center in Los Angeles. Traditional redware pottery remains a significant art form among Native peoples throughout southern California, northern Mexico, and the Colorado River region of Arizona.


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