Hohokam Pottery

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 14 September 2018
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This Hohokam pottery bowl is made from clay and painted with red glaze. It dates from c. 1000-1200 CE, and came from what is present-day Arizona in the United States. Hohokam pottery tends to be constructed of buff or light brown clay, and are constructed using the paddle-and-anvil technique. These are often decorated with red geometric designs, usually banded or allover patterns of repeated small motifs.

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James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of World History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2018, September 14). Hohokam Pottery. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9192/hohokam-pottery/

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Wiener, James Blake. "Hohokam Pottery." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 14, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9192/hohokam-pottery/.

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Wiener, James Blake. "Hohokam Pottery." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 14 Sep 2018. Web. 18 Oct 2021.