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  • Culture/People:

    probably Guanacaste-Nicoya (archaeological culture) (attributed)

  • Object name:

    Vessel with rattle legs in the form of a jaguar

  • Date created:

    AD 1200-1400

  • Place:

    Río General; Puntarenas Province; Costa Rica

  • Media/Materials:

    Pottery, paint

  • Techniques:

    Coiled/hand built, modeled, painted

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; purchased by MAI from an unknown source in 1937.

  • Dimensions:

    26 x 22 x 35.5 cm

  • Catalog number:



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