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Ceremonial Grinding Table (Metate)

A work made of volcanic stone.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of volcanic stone.

Date:

A.D. 1/500

Artist:

Nicoya
Nicoya, Guanacaste province, Costa Rica

About this artwork

Status

On View, Gallery 136

Department

Arts of the Americas

Culture

Nicoya

Title

Ceremonial Grinding Table (Metate)

Place

Nicoya (Object made in)

Date

1 CE–500 CE

Medium

Volcanic stone

Dimensions

30.5 × 52.1 × 45.7 cm (12 × 20 1/2 × 18 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Everett McNear in memory of Everett McNear

Reference Number

1986.1082

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