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U991.15.30
Artist / Maker : Unknown
Title : Untitled (Metate)
Date (Execution) : 100-500
Geographical Origin : Guápiles, Limón, Costa Rica
Cultural Group : Pre-Columbian (American)
Style / Period : Pre-Columbian
Medium / Material  : Volcanic stone
Support / Technique : Carved
Object Type : metates
Visual Description : The flying panels metate has a raised rim plate in the shape of a rounded square. The rim is decorated with stylized human heads. A human head appears on the flying panel and the supprts apparently represent the beak bird or a stylized owl, the two lumps represent the feet.
Accession # : U991.15.30
Width (cm) : 35.40
Height (cm) : 22.00
Depth (cm) : 46.50
Mandatory Credit : Gift of William and Henrietta Schmidt
Artist Statement :