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House Group


Artist Unknown (Nayarit)


200 B.C.-400 A.D.

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G260
House Group, Artist Unknown (Nayarit)
House Group: Gallery Label - Current
: Pre-Columbian Examples of Ceramic Sculpture
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Ceramic, pigment
Size: 18 x 9 3/4 x 7 in. (45.7 x 24.8 x 17.8 cm)
Creation Place: Central America, Mexico, Pacific Coast region, Nayarit; Ixtlan
Culture: Nayarit, Central America, Mexico, Pacific Coast region
Style: 2nd century B.C.-A.D. 5th century
Physical Description: House Group, the evening meal; polychrome; terra cotta group representing a two-story house with canopy roof on piles and 11 figures occupied with various household tasks on two levels an upper terace and a lower, enclosed room with a wide doorway; on eac
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The John R. Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 47.2.37
Added to Site: February 28, 2009