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Artist/Maker: Tairona (Colombia)

Date: 500-1550
Medium: pottery and slip paint
Overall: 6 x 3 3/4 x 4 1/2 in. (15.2 x 9.5 x 11.4 cm)
Classification: Containers
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert M. Bischoff
Object number: 84.0248.02
DescriptionThis small effigy jar in the form of a monkey is similar to a group of ring-based blackware effigy vessels found in the Tairona region, but the modelled legs and feet distinguish it as a variant. The black ceramic and iconography are Tairona while the final translation of the syle shows Highland Narino influence.
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