920 Ritually Killed
Timbre bowls of New Mexico depicted themes inspired by fishing and hunting. Religious gestures were made through piercing the bowl to create a hole and breaking it before depositing it in the tomb.
This act was referred to as "ritually killed".
H. 39 1/8" W. 40 1/2"
Barbier, Jean Paul. A Guide to Pre-Columbian Art. Skira, 1998. pp. 20-21.