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Metate/Flat mortar in the form of a jaguar  (Food Gathering and Preparation)  "AD 1000-1500"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1000-1500

Materials:

Basalt

Techniques:

Carved

Dimensions:

58 x 29.5 x 20.5 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Central America, Costa Rican Atlantic Watershed (archaeological cultures), Mesoamerica, Native Americans, Southern Mesoamerica

Site Name:

Linea Vieja area

State:

Cartago Province, Heredia Province, Limon Province

Country:

Costa Rica

Collection History:

Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Wanda B. Scheifele; purchased by MAI in 1965.

Source ID:

NMAI_251098

Catalog Number:

23/5780

Album Name:

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