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Artist / Maker : Unknown
Title : Untitled (Rattle)
Date (Execution) : 500-1550
Geographical Origin : Palmar Sur, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Cultural Group : Diquis
Style / Period : Pre-Columbian
Medium / Material  : Ceramic; paint
Support / Technique :
Object Type : rattles
Visual Description : A rattle in the form of a gourd with an egg-shaped body and a long solid neck curved at the end serving as a handle. Body is hollow and con-tains a number of small pebbles. The rattle is perforated by four small holes below the neck which has a raised rim. The rattle is monochrome and thin-walled. The slip is reddish brown and highly burnished.
Accession # : U991.8.14
Width (cm) : 8.30
Height (cm) : 3.50
Depth (cm) : 8.30
Mandatory Credit : Gift of William and Henrietta Schmidt
Artist Statement :