Quimbaya. <em>Poporo (Lime Container)</em>, 1-600 C.E. Tumbaga (gold and copper alloy), 8 x 4 1/8 in. (20.3 x 10.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Alfred W. Jenkins Fund, 35.507. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 35.507_female_SL1.jpg)

Poporo (Lime Container)


Medium: Tumbaga (gold and copper alloy)

Dates:1-600 C.E.

Dimensions: 8 x 4 1/8 in. (20.3 x 10.5 cm)


Museum Location: American Art Galleries, 5th Floor, The Americas’ First Peoples, 4000 B.C.E.–1521 C.E.


Accession Number: 35.507

Image: 35.507_female_SL1.jpg,female side

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