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Object Number:NA11872
Current Location: Mexico and Central America Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Chorotegan
Provenience: Guatemala
Nicaragua
St. Lucia Cozumahualpa
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Basalt (uncertain)
Height: 53.34 cm
Length: 119.38 cm
Credit Line:Guatemalan Expedition; Robert Burkitt, 1928
Other Number:1092 - Field No SF
NA11873B - Associated Object Number

Description

Chocotegan type. Large fine stone carved metate; three legs; graystone basalt (?); ornate bead.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Culinary Expeditions: A Celebration of Food and Culture ( Apr 2014) View Objects in Exhibition
Mesoamerican Gallery (23 Mar 2001 - 2018) View Objects in Exhibition
Mexico and Central American Gallery (16 Nov 2019) View Objects in Exhibition
Artifacts in Bloom (Flower arrangements inspired by ancient artifacts) (24 Oct 1997 - 26 Oct 1997) View Objects in Exhibition
Mayan Gallery (1954 - 2001) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Exhibition] Danien, Elin. 2002. Guide to the Mesoamerican Gallery at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. xivView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Scott, John F., and Easby, Elizabeth K. 1970. Before Cortes: Sculpture of Middle America.. New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 245, fig. 210View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Mason, John A. 1943. "Other Theocratic Cultures of Mexico: American Collections: The Ancient Civilizations of Middle America". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 10. no. 1-2. pg. 42-48 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 48, fig. 31View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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