Casas Grandes

Casas 1987.004.005A remarkable collection of Casas Grandes pottery was donated to the Museum of the Southwest by Dr. Kirby Tarry. The Casas Grandes culture thrived in northern Mexico from 1150 to 1400 AD. Their painted ceramics feature abstract geometric designs as well as birds and serpents.

Casas Grandes Culture
Polychrome Bowl
ca 1100 – 1300 AD
Gift of Dr. Kirby Tarry


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