TYPE: Mimbres Polychrome

DATE: A.D. 1000 to 1150 (see comments)

COMMON DESIGNS: Designs are the same as Mimbres Classic Black-on-White.

KEY DIFFERENCES: Yellow or red solids incorporated into the black-on-white designs.


1) Yellow and Black-on-White

2) Red and Black-on-White


Mimbres Classic Black-on-White

COMMENTS: Dates are believed to be the same as Mimbres Classic Black-on-White.


1N Mimbres Polychrome Bowl



2N Mimbres Polychrome Seedjar



3Y Mimbres Polychrome Bowl human like representations with feathered tails.

Approximate Dimensions: 5 1/4" by 2 1/2"


4N Mimbres Polychrome Bowl

Approximate Dimensions: 7 3/8" by 3 3/4"


5Y Mimbres Polychrome Bowl with a buck Antelope depicted.

Approximate Dimensions: 7 3/4" by 3 5/8"


6N Mimbres Polychrome Picture Bowl.

In the first picture we see a buck antelope standing alert watching,

in the next two, the antelope is running. Do these three scenes portray

the often scenario of a buck standing then running away from a hunter?

Approximate Dimensions: 11" by 5 1/2"


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