Tripod Bowl

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Culture/People
probably Aztec (archaeological culture) (attributed)
Seller
Henry Hurlburt Rice (H. H. Rice), Non-Indian, 1880-1968
Previous owner
Henry Hurlburt Rice (H. H. Rice), Non-Indian, 1880-1968
Seller agent
Robert Hinsdale Rice (Robert H. Rice), Non-Indian, 1879-1952
Presenter/funding source
James Bishop Ford (James B. Ford), Non-Indian, 1844-1928
Object Name
Tripod Bowl
Media/Materials
Pottery, paint
Techniques
Coiled/hand built, modeled, painted
Dimensions
23 x 23 x 11.6 cm
Object Type
Food/Beverage Serving
Native Term
molcaxitl
Place
Near Azcapotzalco; Azcapotzalco; San Miguel; Federal District; Mexico
Geographical Areas
Valley of Mexico
Date created
AD 1150–1550 (Late Post-Classic period)
Collection History
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Henry Hurlburt Rice (1880-1968, who worked in the cattle business and ranching in Mexico between 1907 and 1917); purchased by MAI from Henry Rice in 1919 through his brother, Robert Hinsdale Rice (1879-1952), using funds donated by MAI trustee James B. Ford (1844-1928).
Catalog Number
9/2840
Barcode
092840.000
See related items
Aztec (archaeological culture)
Food/Beverage Serving
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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