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Bowl in the form of a woman

Bowl in the form of a woman
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probably Calima (archaeological culture) (attributed)
Dr. John W. Detwiller, Non-Indian, 1851-1898
Previous owner
Dr. John W. Detwiller, Non-Indian, 1851-1898
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
Pottery, paint
Coiled/hand built, modeled, painted
30 x 20 x 12.5 cm
Catalog Number
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
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National Museum of the American Indian, New York, NY
Near Pereira; Río Cauca valley; Pereira; Pereira Municipality; Risaralda Department; Colombia