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Offering Group: Vessel
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Item Details
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Culture
Mexico, Guerrero(?), San Jerónimo de Juárez, Xochicalco style
Title
Offering Group: Vessel
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Work Type
Sculpture
Date
c. 800-1200(?)
Material
travertine or tecali
Measurements
Diameter: 18.8 x 18.4 cm (7 3/8 x 7 1/4 in.); Overall: 18.9 cm (7 7/16 in.)
Description
The objects in this group, all with traces of red pigment, are said to have been found together, the shells and greenstone plaque inside the translucent stone vessel. A similar offering was found in a pyramid ornamented with feathered serpents at Xochicalco, a site south of the Valley of Mexico.
Repository
Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Collection: AA - Mesoamerica
Department: Art of the Americas
Provenance: Stendahl Galleries, Hollywood
James and Florence Gruener, Cleveland
(Stendahl Galleries, Hollywood); James and Florence Gruener, Cleveland, 1966
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James C. Gruener
Accession Number
Source
Image and original data from The Cleveland Museum of Art
License
Use of this image is in accordance with the Artstor Terms & Conditions
File Properties
File Name
1990.252.1_full.tif
SSID
24619840

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