Arts of the Americas
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
3 x 1 11/16 x 2 13/16 in. (7.6 x 4.3 x 7.1 cm) (show scale)
Ella C. Woodward Memorial Fund
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Aztec. Stamp, ca. 1500. Ceramic, 3 x 1 11/16 x 2 13/16 in. (7.6 x 4.3 x 7.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Ella C. Woodward Memorial Fund, 39.123.54. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.39.123.54.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2010
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Stamp in the shape of a bird's head with deeply incised designs of the bird's features including a large, eagle-shaped beak and feathers around the head. There is a globular handle on the back. Used for transferring designs.
Condition: good; some feathers are broken or chipped and the handle has been repaired.
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