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Offering plate

Offering plate
Usage Conditions Apply
Culture/People
probably Inka (Inca) (archaeological) (attributed)
Previous owner
Arthur Posnansky (Arturo Posnansky), Non-Indian, 1873-1946
Seller
Arthur Posnansky (Arturo Posnansky), Non-Indian, 1873-1946
Presenter/funding source
Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences
Date created
AD 1500-1600
Object Type
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Native Term
qocha
Object Name
Offering plate
Media/Materials
Pottery, clay slip
Techniques
Mold-made, modeled, burnished, slipped, painted
Dimensions
4 x 15.6 cm
Catalog Number
20/6341
Barcode
206341.000
Collection History
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Arthur (Arturo) Posnansky (1873-1946, an amateur archaeologist in La Paz, Bolivia); purchased by MAI from Arthur Posnansky in 1944 using proceeds from collection sales to the Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences (The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York).
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Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
See related items
Inka (Inca) (archaeological)
Ceremonial/Ritual items
On View
National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, DC
Place
Tiahuanaco (Tiwanaku); Ingavi Province; La Paz Department; Bolivia
Usage