Oval Tripod Metate

Oval Tripod Metate

AD 1-500
Culture
Central Region | Atlantic Watershed
Country
Costa Rica
metate
Fashioned from vesicular andesite, this sculpture was formed using a combination of drilling, sawing, pecking, and grinding techniques.
Gift of Frederick and Jan Mayer
1995.533
. Oval Tripod Metate. AD 1-500. Fashioned from vesicular andesite, this sculpture was formed using a combination of drilling, sawing, pecking, and grinding techniques.. Gift of Frederick and Jan Mayer. 1995.533.
Dimensions
height: 7 3/4 in, 19.6850 cm; width: 15 1/4 in, 38.7350 cm; depth: 13 1/4 in, 33.6550 cm
Department
Mayer Center, Art of the Ancient Americas
Collection
Art of the Ancient Americas

Some images in our online collection are at thumbnail size, in accordance with AAMD guidelines, because they are protected by copyright. The Denver Art Museum respects the rights of artists or their representatives who retain the copyright to their work. Other images represent the best photography available and should be used as reference images only. Please complete the Image Rights Request form if you want to request a high resolution image.