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U991.15.126
Artist / Maker : Unknown
Title : Untitled (Metate)
Date (Execution) : 1000-1550
Geographical Origin : Atlantic Watershed, Costa Rica
Cultural Group : Pre-Columbian (American)
Style / Period : Pre-Columbian
Medium / Material  : Volcanic rock
Support / Technique : Carved; Ground
Object Type : metates
Visual Description : Small jaguar quadruped metate is zoomorphic with a jaguar head & curved tail.legs are in animal form and are flexed. Long tail is looped to the foot of the left hind leg. Head is small and square with a long neck, large mouth is open, showing fang
Accession # : U991.15.126
Width (cm) : 22.20
Height (cm) : 7.80
Depth (cm) : 10.70
Mandatory Credit : Gift of William and Henrietta Schmidt
Artist Statement :