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Double Chamber Tripod Bowl

Artist/Maker: Central Highlands/Atlantic Watershed (Costa Rica)

Date: ca. 100 BCE-500 CE
Medium: pottery and slip paint
Overall: 4 x 6 1/2 x 4 3/8 in. (10.2 x 16.5 x 11.1 cm)
Classification: Containers
Credit Line: Gift of Erik Speyer
Object number: 85.0279
DescriptionThe decoration of early ceramics was confined to the manipulation of the clay and its surface. In this example, the clay was alternately burnished and incised producing a beautifully balanced red-on-buff zoned design.
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