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Flat Stamp

5th–6th century
Costa Rica
Atlantic Watershed
H. 2 15/16 x W. 3 x D. 2 in. (7.5 x 7.6 x 5.1 cm)
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
Not on view
[Jerome M. Eisenberg, New York, until 1967]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1967, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1967–1978

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