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Ceremonial drinking cup

Ceremonial drinking cup
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Colonial Inka (Inca)
Presenter/funding source
Thea Heye (Thea Kowne/Mrs. Dorothea Page/Mrs. George Gustav Heye), Non-Indian, 1888-1935
Date created
AD 1550-1800
Object Type
Food/Beverage Serving
Object Name
Ceremonial drinking cup
Wood, paint, tree pitch/gum
Carved, painted, aboriginally repaired
23 x 57 cm
Catalog Number
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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National Museum of the American Indian
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Colonial Inka (Inca)
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National Museum of the American Indian, New York, NY
Near Cusco (Cuzco); Cusco (Cuzco); Cusco (Cuzco) Province; Cusco (Cuzco) Region; Peru