Tripod Metate

Tripod Metate

AD 1000-1520
Culture
Central Region
Country
Costa Rica
metate
Fashioned from vesicular andesite.
Gift of Frederick and Jan Mayer
1995.426
. Tripod Metate. AD 1000-1520. Fashioned from vesicular andesite.. Gift of Frederick and Jan Mayer. 1995.426.
This object is currently on view
Dimensions
height: 10 1/8 in, 25.7175 cm; width: 15 3/8 in, 39.0525 cm; depth: 26 5/8 in, 67.6275 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.