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Metate in the Form of a Jaguar

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Artist Unknown (Costa Rica)

Date

900-1299

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Metate in the Form of a Jaguar, Artist Unknown (Costa Rica)
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Medium: Sculpture | Volcanic stone
Size: 24 1/2 x 10 in. (62.2 x 25.4 cm)
Creation Place: Central America, Costa Rica
Culture: Central America, Costa Rica
Style: 10th-13th century
Physical Description: metate in the form of a Jaguar, with a running band of 'S' scrolls around the rim; the animal is realistically suggested, with head in full relief, four legs, and curling tail
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Ethel Morrison Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 44.7.1
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009