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Spouted Dish with King Vulture Heads

A work made of ceramic with kaolin slip and cinnabar.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of ceramic with kaolin slip and cinnabar.

Date:

800/400 B.C.

Artist:

Olmec
Southern Veracruz or Tabasco, Mexico

About this artwork

Status

On View, Gallery 136

Department

Arts of the Americas

Culture

Olmec

Title

Spouted Dish with King Vulture Heads

Origin

México

Date

800 BCE–400 BCE

Medium

Ceramic with kaolin slip and cinnabar

Dimensions

22.9 × 24.8 cm (9 × 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Ethel and Julian Goldsmith

Reference Number

1997.468

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