Armadillo-form Figurine

Armadillo-form Figurine

300 BC-AD 500
Culture
Greater Nicoya
Country
Costa Rica
Style/Tradition
Marbella Zoned Punctate
effigy
Modeled clay with slip, colored brown through reduction firing techniques, and zones of crosshatched incision highlighted by white infill and bounded by groups of parallel incision. Features are highlighted by incision, dentate impressions, and applique
Gift of Frederick and Jan Mayer
1993.509
. Armadillo-form Figurine. 300 BC-AD 500. Modeled clay with slip, colored brown through reduction firing techniques, and zones of crosshatched incision highlighted by white infill and bounded by groups of parallel incision. Features are highlighted by incision, dentate impressions, and applique . Gift of Frederick and Jan Mayer. 1993.509.
Dimensions
height: 2 3/4 in, 6.9850 cm; width: 2 5/8 in, 6.6675 cm; depth: 5 3/4 in, 14.6050 cm
Department
Mayer Center, Art of the Ancient Americas
Collection
Art of the Ancient Americas
Exhibition History
  • "Ancient Treasures of Costa Rica: Art and Archaeology of the Rich Coast." Denver Museum of Natural History, June 23, 1990-May 31, 1991.

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