Arts of the Americas
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
7 7/8 x 5 x 5 in. (20 x 12.7 x 12.7 cm) (show scale)
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Olmec. Carved Bottle, 1200-900 B.C.E. Black clay, 7 7/8 x 5 x 5 in. (20 x 12.7 x 12.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, By exchange, 59.237.5. Creative Commons-BY
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Black bottle with a globular body and tall cylindrical neck. The body of the vessel is decorated with a boldly incised animal paw with three sharp claws.
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