Parrot-head Metate and Mano Set

Parrot-head Metate and Mano Set

AD 300-800
Culture
Greater Nicoya
Country
Costa Rica
Object
metate
Accession Number
1995.411A-B
Credit Line
Gift of Frederick and Jan Mayer
Parrot-head Metate and Mano Set. AD 300-800. Gift of Frederick and Jan Mayer. 1995.411A-B.
Department
Mayer Center, Arts of the Ancient Americas
Collection
Arts of the Ancient Americas
Known Provenance
(Enrique Vargas-Alfaro) [1915-2008], San Jose, Costa Rica and Atlanta, GA; Purchased by Frederick R. [1928-2007] and Jan Mayer, Denver, CO, Feb. 25, 1971 [1] Gifted to the Denver Art Museum, 1995 [1] On loan to the Denver Art Museum, 1992
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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