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Bowl (Tecomate)

Date:
12th–9th century B.C.
Geography:
Mexico, Mesoamerica
Culture:
Olmec
Medium:
Ceramic
Dimensions:
Height 4-1/4 in.
Classification:
Ceramics-Containers
Credit Line:
Gift of Arthur M. Bullowa, 1989
Accession Number:
1989.314.17
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 358
This bowl is in a full, round shape with a small opening at the top. Made of a kaolin-like clay, its undecorated black walls are thin and burnished to a high gloss.
Arthur M. Bullowa, New York, until 1989

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