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Acoma potters are famous for their fine, thin-walled pots.

Each Acoma pot is a different variation of lines, scrolls, and geometric shapes.

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Acoma Jar
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Acoma Jar Label: New Mexico, Acoma Pueblo, Southwest region (United States), Vessel, about 1880, Ceramic, pigment, Gift of the Hennepin County Historical Society 89.93

Because the Acoma Pueblo is located on an isolated mesa, the Acoma tradition of pottery-making has changed very little from ancient times. The dark gray clay common to the region is very dense, permitting the potters to make strong, lightweight pottery with very thin walls.

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