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Ceremonial drinking cup

Culture/People
Colonial Inka (Inca)
Presenter/funding source
Thea Heye (Thea Kowne/Mrs. Dorothea Page/Mrs. George Gustav Heye), Non-Indian, 1888-1935
Date created
1550-1800
Object Type
Food/Beverage Serving
Object Name
Ceremonial drinking cup
Media/Materials
Wood, paint, tree pitch/gum
Techniques
Carved, painted
Dimensions
21.4 x 24.9 x 11.3 cm
Catalog Number
16/6131
Barcode
166131.000
Collection History
Collection history unknown; purchased by MAI in 1929 from an unknown source in Hamburg, Germany, using funds donated by Thea (Mrs. George) Heye.
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Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
See related items
Colonial Inka (Inca)
Food/Beverage Serving
On View
National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, DC
Place
Near Cusco (Cuzco); Cusco (Cuzco); Cusco (Cuzco) Province; Cusco (Cuzco) Region; Peru