Owl's Head Scepter
Las Palmas Red-on-Beige
MediumModeled clay with cream/tan slip, red pigment, and applique.
Credit LineGift of Frederick and Jan Mayer
Owl's Head Scepter. AD 500-800. Modeled clay with cream/tan slip, red pigment, and applique.. Gift of Frederick and Jan Mayer. 1993.516.
Dimensionsheight: 12 in, 30.4800 cm; width: 3 1/8 in, 7.9375 cm; depth: 3 1/2 in, 8.8900 cm
DepartmentMayer Center, Arts of the Ancient Americas
CollectionArts of the Ancient Americas
- "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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