Nampeyo (Hopi-Tewa), polychrome jar

Nampeyo (Hopi-Tewa), polychrome jar, c. 1930s, clay and pigment, 13 x 21 cm (National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution), a Seeing America video

Speakers: Dr. David Penney, Associate Director for Museum Scholarship, Exhibitions, and Public Engagement, National Museum of the American Indian and Dr. Steven Zucker

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This jar at the National Museum of the American Indian

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Cite this page as: Dr. David W. Penney and Dr. Steven Zucker, "Nampeyo (Hopi-Tewa), polychrome jar," in Smarthistory, January 13, 2018, accessed March 19, 2018,