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Title

Snuff tablet

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Artist Unknown (Tiwanaku (Tiahuanaco))

Date

600-1000

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Snuff tablet, Artist Unknown (Tiwanaku (Tiahuanaco))
Snuff tablet: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Woodwork | Wood
Size: 5 3/4 x 2 x 13/16 in. (14.61 x 5.08 x 2.06 cm)
Creation Place: South America, Bolivia, Southern Andes region
Culture: Tiwanaku (Tiahuanaco), South America, Bolivia, Southern Andes region
Style: 7th-11th century
Physical Description: kneeling male figure wearing a hat with 5 crosses, hair in a ponytail and holding an axe in his PR hand; 4 sided bottom section has rectangular well
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Ethel Morrison Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 99.161.1
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009