Trophy Head

Trophy Head

AD 700-1520
Culture
Central Region or Atlantic Watershed
Country
Costa Rica
effigy
Fashioned from andesitic basalt.
Gift of Frederick and Jan Mayer
1995.425
. Trophy Head. AD 700-1520. Fashioned from andesitic basalt.. Gift of Frederick and Jan Mayer. 1995.425.
This object is currently on view
Dimensions
height: 3 3/4 in, 9.5250 cm; width: 4 in, 10.1600 cm; depth: 3 3/4 in, 9.5250 cm
Department
Mayer Center, Art of the Ancient Americas
Collection
Art of the Ancient Americas
Exhibition History
  • "Pre-Columbian Art of Costa Rica: From the Collection of Jan and Frederick R. Mayer." Clara A. Hatton Gallery, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, February (?)-March 4, 1977. (Traveled to: Maxwell Museum, Albuquerque, NM, October 12, 1977-May 30, 1978).
  • "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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