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Temple Model

Date:
200 B.C.–A.D. 200
Geography:
Mexico, Mesoamerica, Colima
Culture:
Colima
Medium:
Ceramic
Dimensions:
H. 7 1/8 in.
Classification:
Ceramics-Sculpture
Credit Line:
From the Collection of Nina and Gordon Bunshaft, Bequest of Nina Bunshaft, 1994
Accession Number:
1995.63.5
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 359
This small platform surmounted by a temple with a peaked roof may have once served as the lid for an incense burner.
John Huston; [Hélène Kamer, Paris, until 1977]; Nina and Gordon Bunshaft, New York, 1977–1990; Nina Bunshaft, New York, 1990–(d.)1994

Pillsbury, Joanne, James Doyle, Juliet Wiersema, and Patricia Joan Sarro. Design for Eternity: Architectural Models from the Ancient Americas. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2015.



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