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Bowl in the form of a woman

Bowl in the form of a woman
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Culture/People
probably Calima (archaeological culture) (attributed)
Collector
Dr. John W. Detwiller, Non-Indian, 1851-1898
Previous owner
Dr. John W. Detwiller, Non-Indian, 1851-1898
Seller
Alvin H. Rice (A. H. Rice), Non-Indian, 1870-1931
Presenter/funding source
James Bishop Ford (James B. Ford), Non-Indian, 1844-1928
Date created
AD 1200-1400
Object Type
Containers and Vessels
Object Name
Bowl in the form of a woman
Media/Materials
Pottery, paint
Techniques
Coiled/hand built, modeled, painted
Dimensions
30 x 20 x 12.5 cm
Catalog Number
9/9723
Barcode
099723.000
Collection History
Collected or excavated between 1887 and 1889 by Dr. John W. Detwiller (1851-1898, a physician and amateur ornithologist from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, who travelled in Colombia); purchased by MAI from Alvin H. Rice (1870-1931, an antique dealer in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania) in 1920 using funds donated by MAI trustee James B. Ford (1844-1928).
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Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
See related items
Calima (archaeological culture)
Containers and Vessels
On View
National Museum of the American Indian, New York, NY
Place
Near Pereira; Río Cauca valley; Pereira; Pereira Municipality; Risaralda Department; Colombia