Moskito style. <em>Burial Urn with Male Effigy Figure</em>, 1000–1500 C.E. Ceramic, pigment, slip, A: 15 3/8 x 7 3/8 in. (39 x 18.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Frank L. Babbott Fund, 49.191.2a. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 49.191.2a-b_acetate_bw.jpg)

Burial Urn with Male Effigy Figure


Medium: Ceramic, pigment, slip

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:1000–1500 C.E.

Dimensions: A: 15 3/8 x 7 3/8 in. (39 x 18.7 cm)


Accession Number: 49.191.2a

Image: 49.191.2a-b_acetate_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Nude male figure with left hand resting on left knee (the right hand is missing) seated on top of the half-domed lid (b) of a cylindrical funerary urn (a). The figure is wearing ear ornaments. Cylindrical burial urns with rounded bases and an effigy figurethe bones of a secondary burial were found in a mound-covered stone tomb in an ancient cemetery near Ocuña, in the Magdalena Valley of Colombia.

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