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Tripod Vase

Object Number:38-14-2
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Maya
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Alta Verapaz
Chama (Guatemala)
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Clay
Height: 16 Measurement Unit Not Provided
Width: 16 Measurement Unit Not Provided
Credit Line:Purchased from the Estate of Ebenezer Cary, 1938
Other Number:L-45-2 - Old Loan Number

Description

Pottery tripod vase or deep bowl. Encrusted but probably originally polished black ware. Vertical sides, flat base with three conico-cylindrical high legs, open at bottom. Lower zone with six protruding hemispherical bulbs, hollow and rattling with horizontal slit.

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