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Gourd

Guacal

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Native NameGuacal
Object Number:42-35-387
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Pocomchi
Quiche
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Baja Verapaz
Rabinal
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Gourd
Outside Diameter:22 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942

Description

Fruit of the morro tree. Hemispherical. Painted black. Bands of very fine carving: human figures, animals, birds, trees, flowers; inscription in Spanish. Very old.

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