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

On View

Arts of the Americas, Gallery 136

Artist

Nicoya

Title

Ceremonial Grinding Table (Metate)

Origin

Nicoya

Date

1 AD–500 AD

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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