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U991.15.123
Artist / Maker : Unknown
Title : Untitled (Metate)
Date (Execution) : 500-1000
Geographical Origin : Guapiles Costa Rica
Cultural Group :
Style / Period : Pre-Columbian
Medium / Material  : Ceramic
Support / Technique : Carved
Object Type : Circular; Zoomorphic
Visual Description : Low circular metate with six short legs in the form of alternating zoomorphic and anthropomorphic heads. Between each leg and below the rim appear three stylized heads from which vertical grooves lead to two knobs or bulges below.
Accession # : U991.15.123
Width (cm) : 41.40
Height (cm) : 9.50
Depth (cm) : 41.40
Mandatory Credit : Gift of William and Henrietta Schmidt
Artist Statement :