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The Coming of Diego

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    Am2000,07.1

  • Title (object)

    • The Coming of Diego
  • Description

    Pot; coiled of pottery; round flat base, tapering out then in to nearly vertical neck; image slip-painted on front of head of Spanish soldier with buildings in background, reading "'The Coming of Diego' 1692 DON DIEGO DE VARGAS MOST FEARED OF ALL THE RUTHLESS INVADERS! PLOTS THE RIGHTEOUS CONQUEST AND COLONIZATION OF THE PUEBLO INDIANS."

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  • Producer name

  • Ethnic name

  • Date

    • 2000
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 15 inches
    • Diameter: 11 inches
  • Curator's comments

    Label text: "Commemorates the Pueblo Revolt against Spanish rule from 1680-1692."

  • Bibliography

    • Carocci 2013 bibliographic details
  • Location

    On display: G26/dc16

  • Exhibition history

    Exhibited:
    2007 24 Aug-Present, BM Room 26; Gallery of North America, Case: "The Southwest"

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    2000

  • Acquisition notes

    Presented by Estelle and Morton Sosland through the Sosland Foundation.

  • Department

    Africa, Oceania & the Americas

  • Registration number

    Am2000,07.1

Pot; coiled of pottery; round flat base, tapering out then in to nearly vertical neck; image slip-painted on front of head of Spanish soldier with buildings in background, reading "'The Coming of Diego' 1692 DON DIEGO DE VARGAS MOST FEARED OF ALL THE RUTHLESS INVADERS! PLOTS THE RIGHTEOUS CONQUEST AND COLONIZATION OF THE PUEBLO INDIANS."

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