Ancient to Modern: Southwest Indian Pottery

Institution: The University of Arizona

  • Get up-close and personal with four Southwest pottery masterworks from the Arizona State Museum Pottery Project! This interactive app lets you spin and look inside pots dating from 1200 – 2009 CE (AD) while providing historic and cultural context. Of interest to casual art enthusiasts and experts alike, the richly illustrated app features an ancient Mesa Verde Black-on-white mug; a Fourmile Polychrome jar; a rare olla by the famous Hopi-Tewa potter, Nampeyo; and a modern take on a Chaco Canyon-inspired cylinder jar by cutting-edge Cochiti Pueblo artist Diego Romero.