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Qero/Kero

Qero/Kero
Usage Conditions Apply
Culture/People
Inka (Inca)
Previous owner
Alberto Reid, Non-Indian
Seller
Alberto Reid, Non-Indian
Presenter/funding source
Harmon W. Hendricks (Harmon Washington Hendricks), Non-Indian, 1846-1928
Date created
1550-1800
Object Type
Food/Beverage Serving
Object Name
Qero/Kero
Media/Materials
Wood, paint, tree pitch/gum, lead
Techniques
Carved, painted, aboriginally repaired
Dimensions
16.8 x 19 cm
Catalog Number
6/5838
Barcode
065838.000
Collection History
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Alberto Reid; purchased by MAI in 1917 using funds donated by MAI trustee Harmon W. Hendricks (1846-1928).
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Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
See related items
Inka (Inca)
Food/Beverage Serving
Place
Bolivia
Usage