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Rattle in the form of a tapir  (Music and Sound)  "probably AD 1000-1550"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1000-1550

Materials:

Pottery

Techniques:

Modeled, perforated

Dimensions:

9 x 5.5 x 3.5 cm

Cultures:

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

Site Name:

Las Mercedes, Rio Dos Novillos, Linea Vieja area

City:

Pocora

County:

Guacimo Canton

State:

Limon Province

Country:

Costa Rica

Collection History:

Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Minor C. Keith (1848-1929, MAI trustee and vice-president of the United Fruit Company who established railroads and banana plantations in Latin America); donated to MAI by Mr. Keith in 1918.

Source ID:

NMAI_84647

Catalog Number:

7/8396

Album Name:

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