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Vessels with effigies

Pataki polychrome vessel, Gran Nicoya, Costa Rica, 1000-1400 AD, 34.5 x 25.5 cm.

Pataki polychrome vessel, Gran Nicoya, Costa Rica, 1000-1400 AD, 34.5 x 25.5 cm.

© Dirk Bakker, DIA-FS
Incense burner lid with bird-like figure, Nicaragua, 800-1200 AD, 29.5 x 20 cm.

Incense burner lid with bird-like figure, Nicaragua, 800-1200 AD, 29.5 x 20 cm.

© Maya Bracher, MNN
Ometepe polychrome vessel with effigy, Nicaragua, 1350-1550 AD, 19 x 14.5 x 20 cm.

Ometepe polychrome vessel with effigy, Nicaragua, 1350-1550 AD, 19 x 14.5 x 20 cm.

© Maya Bracher, MNN
Las Vegas polychrome vessel with effigy, Valle de Comayagua, Honduras, 1200-1500 AD, 17.4 x 11 cm.

Las Vegas polychrome vessel with effigy, Valle de Comayagua, Honduras, 1200-1500 AD, 17.4 x 11 cm.

© IHAH
Whistle vessel, Guanajuato, Mexico, 900-1100 AD, 21.3 x 10.4 x 27.6 cm.

Whistle vessel, Guanajuato, Mexico, 900-1100 AD, 21.3 x 10.4 x 27.6 cm.

© R. Velasco Alonso, INAH
Maya zoomorphic vessel, Guatemala, 250-600 AD, 19.8 x 14.5 cm.

Maya zoomorphic vessel, Guatemala, 250-600 AD, 19.8 x 14.5 cm.

© MCD-MUNAE
Leaden pot, El Salvador, 900-1524 AD, 18.4 x 18.3 cm.

Leaden pot, El Salvador, 900-1524 AD, 18.4 x 18.3 cm.

© MUNA
Rosales vessel with human effigy, Gran Nicoya, Costa Rica, 200 BC-300 AD, 23.5 x 20 cm.

Rosales vessel with human effigy, Gran Nicoya, Costa Rica, 200 BC-300 AD, 23.5 x 20 cm.

© Dirk Bakker, DIA-FS
Funerary urn, Quiché, Guatemala, 550-900 AD, 52.5 x 47 cm.

Funerary urn, Quiché, Guatemala, 550-900 AD, 52.5 x 47 cm.

© MCD-MUNAE

Notice

Material
Ceramics
Type
Sculptures | Utensils and vessels
Details
Vessels with shapes depicting humans, animals, and/or plants.
Red List
Red List of Endangered Cultural Objects of Central America and Mexico
Countries
Costa Rica | Nicaragua | Honduras | Mexico | Guatemala | El Salvador
Period
Prehispanic