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Jar in human form

Jar in human form
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Culture/People
probably Tairona (archaeological culture) (attributed)
Previous owner
Dr. Borys Malkin (Boris Malkin), Non-Indian, 1917-2009
Seller
Dr. Borys Malkin (Boris Malkin), Non-Indian, 1917-2009
Presenter/funding source
Donald C. Webster (Donald Colin Webster/Ben Webster), Non-Indian, 1930-1997
Date created
AD 500-1600
Object Type
Containers and Vessels
Object Name
Jar in human form
Media/Materials
Pottery
Techniques
Coiled/hand built, modeled, punctate, killed
Catalog Number
24/6756
Barcode
246756.000
Collection History
Collection history unknown; acquired by Dr. Borys Malkin (1917-2009, a naturalist and ethnographer) before 1969; purchased by MAI from Dr. Malkin in 1972 using funds donated by Donald Colin "Ben" Webster (1930-1997, an investment banker and pre-Columbian art collector).
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Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
See related items
Tairona (archaeological culture)
Containers and Vessels
Place
Tairona area; Santa Marta Municipality; Magdalena Department; Colombia
Usage