Tripod Metate with Carved Pattern

Tripod Metate with Carved Pattern

AD 500-1250
Culture
Greater Nicoya
Country
Costa Rica
metate
Fashioned from vesicular andesite.
Gift of Frederick and Jan Mayer
1995.750
. Tripod Metate with Carved Pattern. AD 500-1250. Fashioned from vesicular andesite.. Gift of Frederick and Jan Mayer. 1995.750.
This object is currently on view
Dimensions
height: 12 1/8 in, 30.7975 cm; width: 10 in, 25.4000 cm; depth: 19 3/4 in, 50.1650 cm
Inscription
"V32892" on inside of leg
Department
Mayer Center, Art of the Ancient Americas
Collection
Art of the Ancient Americas
Known Provenance
Gifted 31 December 1995 by Frederick and Jan Mayer to the Denver Art Museum. Provenance research is on-going at the Denver Art Museum. Please e-mail provenance@denverartmuseum.org, if you have questions, or if you have additional information to share with us.

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