Fragment of a burial urn

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Culture/People
probably Muisca/Chibcha (archaeological culture) (attributed)
Previous owner
Carlebach Gallery
Seller
Carlebach Gallery
Seller agent
Julius Carlebach (Julius Hirsch Carlebach), Non-Indian, 1909-1964
Object Name
Fragment of a burial urn
Media/Materials
Pottery, paint
Techniques
Slab built, modeled, incised, punctate, painted
Dimensions
26 x 15 x 29 cm
Object Type
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Place
Colombia
Date created
AD 1200-1600
Collection History
Collection history unknown; purchased by MAI in 1961 from the Julius Carlebach Gallery (New York), operated by Julius Carlebach (1909-1964).
Catalog Number
23/920
Barcode
230920.000
See related items
Muisca/Chibcha (archaeological culture)
Ceremonial/Ritual items
On View
NMAI, New York, NY: Infinity of Nations, Andes
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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