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Arts of the Americas

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Ceramic
  • Place Found: Guerrero, Mexico
  • DATES ca. 1000-1500
    DIMENSIONS 2 5/8 x 1 3/16 x 3 1/4 in. (6.7 x 3 x 8.2 cm)  (show scale)
    COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    CREDIT LINE Ella C. Woodward Memorial Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Possibly Aztec. Stamp, ca. 1000-1500. Ceramic, 2 5/8 x 1 3/16 x 3 1/4 in. (6.7 x 3 x 8.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Ella C. Woodward Memorial Fund, 39.123.6. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, CUR.39.123.6_view3.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2010
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Large, curved rectangular stamp with hollow handle and deeply incised, geometrical designs. Used for transferring designs. Condition: good; edges slightly chipped, small hole in handle so rattles are lost.
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