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Vase

Object Number:39-24-5
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Chorotegan
Provenience: Costa Rica
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 19 cm
Outside Diameter:17.1 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Jennie Broad, 1939

Description

low annular base, depressed body modified above by slight bosses, wide contracting neck with low collar below expanding rim which is thickened exteriorly, head and tail of tapir[?] in full relief on neck, legs painted in red, lines on body of vessel, cream slip, polychrome decoration, the black almost obliterated, rattling clay ball in tail, Nicoya polychrome ware

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