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Ceremonial Metate

Date:
4th–8th century
Geography:
Costa Rica
Culture:
Guanacaste-Nicoya
Medium:
Stone
Dimensions:
H. 8 15/16 x W. 8 3/4 x D. 17 1/4 in. (22.8 x 22.2 x 43.8 cm)
Classification:
Stone-Implements
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.482
Not on view
Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1957, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1957–1978

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