- Isadora Medina, Zia, American, 1894-1951
- Born: Zia pueblo
- Work Locations: Zia pueblo
- Active Dates: 1910-?
Isadora Medina (Zia), Jar, about 1925. Clay and paint; 11¼ x 16⅝ in. Denver Art Museum: Gift of Anne Evans, 1928.48
When King Tutankhamun’s tomb was discovered in the 1920s it became a worldwide sensation. News of the archaeological find spread even to the American Southwest, where Isadora Medina added some Egyptian-style birds to a motif already common at Zia Pueblo.