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Funerary urn

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Artist Unknown (Zapotec)

Date

600-900

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
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: Pre-Columbian Examples of Ceramic Sculpture
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Earthenware, pigment
Size: 7 3/4 x 5 1/2 in. (19.7 x 14.0 cm)
Creation Place: Central America, Mexico
Culture: Zapotec, Central America, Mexico
Style: 7th-10th century
Physical Description: funerary Urn, pottery with gray pigments and traces of re-brown pigments, H.7-3/4 in., W.5-1/2 in. Zapotec culture, probably from Monted Alban IIIb period. Form is that of seated rain deity, Cocijo, with body partly formed by cylindrical urn shaped on bac
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The John R. Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 47.2.38
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009