Olmec. <em>Carved Bottle</em>, 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 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 59.237.5_acetate_bw.jpg)

Carved Bottle


Medium: Black clay

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:1200-900 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 7 7/8 x 5 x 5 in. (20 x 12.7 x 12.7 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 59.237.5

Image: 59.237.5_acetate_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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. Condition: good.

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