Mixteca-Puebla. <em>Tripod Bowl with Skull</em>, 1000-1500. Ceramic, pigments, 5 15/16 x 10 1/2 x 10 1/2 in. (15.1 x 26.7 x 26.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Carll H. de Silver Fund, 64.51.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 64.51.1_side_SL1.jpg)

Tripod Bowl with Skull


Medium: Ceramic, pigments

Geograhical Locations:


Dimensions: 5 15/16 x 10 1/2 x 10 1/2 in. (15.1 x 26.7 x 26.7 cm)


Museum Location: Arts of the Americas Galleries, 5th Floor


Accession Number: 64.51.1

Image: 64.51.1_side_SL1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Painted, tripod bowl. Central area of interior has brown on cream painted skull; edges have brown on cream geometric designs; sides of exterior have black, white, and red geometric designs. Legs of tripod are hollow and contain clay rattles. Condition: good; object was broken into 8 pieces and repaired; some pieces are missing. Original repairs dismantled and re-repaired in June 2004.

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