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U991.15.52
Artist / Maker : Unknown
Title : Untitled (Vessel)
Date (Execution) : 600-1550
Geographical Origin : Diquis Delta, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Cultural Group : Diquis
Style / Period : Pre-Columbian
Medium / Material  : Ceramic
Support / Technique :
Object Type : vessels (containers)
Visual Description : Neckless vessel with beige paste and blackish slip over all. Incised decorationis in the form of a horizontal band encircling the shoulder. Within this horizontal band are crudely incised diamond shapes - in double-outline - which are punctated between one and three times. They resemble alligator motifs found on Chiriqui Polychrome ceramics. The incisions were apparently made before the paste hardened.
Accession # : U991.15.52
Width (cm) : 19.00
Height (cm) : 11.50
Depth (cm) : 19.00
Mandatory Credit : Gift of William and Henrietta Schmidt
Artist Statement :