Festival Serving Vessel: Catfish Effigy

1997.15.0058

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Artifact Identification Festival Serving Vessel: Catfish Effigy   (1997.15.0058)
Classification Communication Artifacts : Ceremonial Artifacts : N/A
Artist/Maker Unknown
Geographic Location America, South, Ecuador, Pastaza, Curaray River Basin
Period/Date Late 1970s
Culture Canelos Quichua

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 19.9 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 8.0 cm
Dimension 3 (Height) 5.9 cm
Weight 241 g
Measuring Remarks Weight measurement originally 8.5 oz. Width from one fore-fin to the other. Height to top of fin.
Materials Ceramic--Stoneware, Pigment
Manufacturing Processes Handbuilding, Firing, Painting, Rubbing
Munsell Color Information waived

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A
Bibliography N/A

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Gift of Norman E. and Dorothea S. Whitten
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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