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U991.8.67
Artist / Maker : Unknown
Title : Untitled (Metate)
Date (Execution) : 100-500
Geographical Origin : Central Highlands, Costa Rica
Cultural Group : Pre-Columbian (American)
Style / Period : Pre-Columbian
Medium / Material  : Volcanic rock
Support / Technique : Carved
Object Type : metates
Visual Description : This tripod metate shows signs of use. It has a raised rim plate in the shape of a rounded rectangle. The rim is decorated with stylized human heads. The tripod legs are in the form of stylized atlantean figures.
Accession # : U991.8.67
Width (cm) : 16.30
Height (cm) : 9.00
Depth (cm) : 20.50
Mandatory Credit : Gift of William and Henrietta Schmidt
Artist Statement :