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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    Am1965,04.17

  • Description

    Register 1965:
    Pottery vessel with tripod feet. Ornamented with a tail and a zoomorphic head and covered in a buff slip, it is further decorated on both sides with an alligator with bared fangs in red and black.

  • Culture/period

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Ware

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 10.5 centimetres
    • Diameter: 13 centimetres
  • Curator's comments

    Register 1965:
    Pottery vessel with tripod feet. A tail and a zoomorphic head. Buff, decorated on both sides by an alligator with bared fangs in red and black.

    Alligator ware, Chiriqui area, Costa Rica.

  • Location

    Not on display

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1965

  • Department

    Africa, Oceania & the Americas

  • Registration number

    Am1965,04.17

Register 1965:  Pottery vessel with tripod feet. Ornamented with a tail and a zoomorphic head and covered in a buff slip, it is further decorated on both sides with an alligator with bared fangs in red and black.

Register 1965: Pottery vessel with tripod feet. Ornamented with a tail and a zoomorphic head and covered in a buff slip, it is further decorated on both sides with an alligator with bared fangs in red and black.

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