Tripod Bowl


Location: On Display in the Mexico and Central America Gallery

From: Nicaragua | Costa Rica

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 12700
Current Location Mexico and Central America Gallery - On Display
Culture Greater Nicoya
Provenience Nicaragua | Costa Rica
Culture Area Central American
Date Made 800-1300 CE
Section American
Materials Ceramic

Flat-bottomed bowl with three cylindrical feet. Interior is painted with the image of a supernatural fused human-bird figure.

Height 12.7 cm
Outside Diameter 22.86 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Sr. Perez, Ecuadorian Commissioner, World's Columbian Exposition; Subscription of Charles H. Cramp, 1893

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