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Pre-Columbian Anonymous,
Mayan Rattle, 550 - 900 AD
6 1/2 in. x 3 in. x 1 3/4 in. (16.51 cm x 7.62 cm x 4.45 cm)

Object Type: Ceramic
Technique: Molded
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Edward Nagel
Accession Number: 71.1.161

Old number: H1790.

No marks.

Mold formed terracotta with carved detail.

Object Description
Mold formed terracotta Mayan rattle with carved detail. The decoration consists of two figures - one is on the back of the other. The back figure has a beastly face. The rattle has added balls of clay, and holes where the clay has been dug out. There is no paint or slip. This is from Jaina island, off Compacho; a morturary island.

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