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U991.8.71
Artist / Maker : Unknown
Title : Untitled (Metate)
Date (Execution) : 500-1000
Geographical Origin : Diquis, Costa Rica
Cultural Group :
Style / Period : Pre-Columbian
Medium / Material  : Volcanic rock
Support / Technique :
Object Type : Tripod; Diquis
Visual Description : The metate has a rectangular plate with rounded corners and a slightly raised rim. The lower part of the rim is decorated with what appears to be small stylized trophy heads. On the underside of the plate below the rim - thirteen larger stylized trophy heads are appended. The cylindrical legs are plain.
Accession # : U991.8.71
Width (cm) : 35.00
Height (cm) : 25.10
Depth (cm) : 44.00
Mandatory Credit : Gift of William and Henrietta Schmidt
Artist Statement :