160901-32 Prehistoric Indian - pre Columbian Casas Grandes Pottery Jar - Gourd form
4 1/4" x 6"
With wear as pictured. Unbroken. No restoration.
pre-Columbian jar dating to circa 1250-1660 AD. This isa type associated with the Casas Grandes’ culture centered at Paquimé in what is now Chihuahua, Mexico.
Casas Grandes (Spanish for Great Houses; also known as Paquimé) is a prehistoric archaeological site in the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua. Construction of the site is attributed to the Mogollon culture. Casas Grandes has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is under the purview of INAH.
Casas Grandes is one of the largest and most complex Mogollon culture sites in the region. Settlement began after 1130 CE, and would see the larger buildings developed into multi-storied dwellings after 1350 CE. The community was abandoned approximately 1450 CE. Casas Grandes is regarded as one of the most significant Mogollon archaeological zones in the northwestern Mexico region, linking it to other sites in A