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Sculpture in the Form of a Conch Shell, Possibly a Trumpet

A work made of ceramic and pigment.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of ceramic and pigment.

Date:

200 BCE–200 CE

Artist:

Colima
Colima, Mexico

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Americas

Culture

Colima

Title

Sculpture in the Form of a Conch Shell, Possibly a Trumpet

Place

Western Mexico (Object made in)

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200 BCE–200 CE

Medium

Ceramic and pigment

Dimensions

24.8 × 16.2 cm (9 3/4 × 6 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Edward H. Weiss

Reference Number

1961.1179

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