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Arts of the Americas

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CULTURE Aztec
MEDIUM Ceramic
  • Place Made: Mexico
  • DATES ca. 1500
    DIMENSIONS 11/16 x 1 1/2 x 2 3/8 in. (1.7 x 3.8 x 6 cm)
    COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    ACCESSION NUMBER 36.581
    CREDIT LINE Carll H. de Silver Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Rectangular pottery stamp slightly curved with incised design of opposing geometric bird-like heads. Two sides of the stamp are carved out to represent open beaks. The large, globular, hollow handle on the back has a rattle. Used for transferring designs. Condition: good.
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