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MawM0158-top.jp2
Tripodal rattle bowl wi...
MawM0158
Title
Tripodal rattle bowl with a day sign : eagle head 15th day.
Description
The Zapotec culture engaged in feasting and gift giving. This simple tripodal bowl probably held pulque, an alcoholic beverage created from fermenting blue agave syrup. The bowl's decoration, an abstract eagle head, represents one of the twenty day signs from their agricultural calendar.
Subject
[Ceramic bowls--Mexico--Oaxaca (State), Bowls (Tableware)--Mexico--Oaxaca (State), Zapotec art--Mexico--Oaxaca (State), Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 1000 and 1250
MawM0158-bot.jp2
Tripodal rattle bowl wi...
MawM0158
Title
Tripodal rattle bowl with a day sign : eagle head 15th day.
Description
The Zapotec culture engaged in feasting and gift giving. This simple tripodal bowl probably held pulque, an alcoholic beverage created from fermenting blue agave syrup. The bowl's decoration, an abstract eagle head, represents one of the twenty day signs from their agricultural calendar.
Subject
[Ceramic bowls--Mexico--Oaxaca (State), Bowls (Tableware)--Mexico--Oaxaca (State), Zapotec art--Mexico--Oaxaca (State), Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 1000 and 1250
MawM0158-270.jp2
Tripodal rattle bowl wi...
MawM0158
Title
Tripodal rattle bowl with a day sign : eagle head 15th day.
Description
The Zapotec culture engaged in feasting and gift giving. This simple tripodal bowl probably held pulque, an alcoholic beverage created from fermenting blue agave syrup. The bowl's decoration, an abstract eagle head, represents one of the twenty day signs from their agricultural calendar.
Subject
[Ceramic bowls--Mexico--Oaxaca (State), Bowls (Tableware)--Mexico--Oaxaca (State), Zapotec art--Mexico--Oaxaca (State), Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 1000 and 1250
MawM0158-180.jp2
Tripodal rattle bowl wi...
MawM0158
Title
Tripodal rattle bowl with a day sign : eagle head 15th day.
Description
The Zapotec culture engaged in feasting and gift giving. This simple tripodal bowl probably held pulque, an alcoholic beverage created from fermenting blue agave syrup. The bowl's decoration, an abstract eagle head, represents one of the twenty day signs from their agricultural calendar.
Subject
[Ceramic bowls--Mexico--Oaxaca (State), Bowls (Tableware)--Mexico--Oaxaca (State), Zapotec art--Mexico--Oaxaca (State), Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 1000 and 1250
MawM0158-090.jp2
Tripodal rattle bowl wi...
MawM0158
Title
Tripodal rattle bowl with a day sign : eagle head 15th day.
Description
The Zapotec culture engaged in feasting and gift giving. This simple tripodal bowl probably held pulque, an alcoholic beverage created from fermenting blue agave syrup. The bowl's decoration, an abstract eagle head, represents one of the twenty day signs from their agricultural calendar.
Subject
[Ceramic bowls--Mexico--Oaxaca (State), Bowls (Tableware)--Mexico--Oaxaca (State), Zapotec art--Mexico--Oaxaca (State), Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 1000 and 1250
MawM0158-000.jp2
Tripodal rattle bowl wi...
MawM0158
Title
Tripodal rattle bowl with a day sign : eagle head 15th day.
Description
The Zapotec culture engaged in feasting and gift giving. This simple tripodal bowl probably held pulque, an alcoholic beverage created from fermenting blue agave syrup. The bowl's decoration, an abstract eagle head, represents one of the twenty day signs from their agricultural calendar.
Subject
[Ceramic bowls--Mexico--Oaxaca (State), Bowls (Tableware)--Mexico--Oaxaca (State), Zapotec art--Mexico--Oaxaca (State), Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 1000 and 1250
MawM0108-180.jp2
Molcajete : shallow tri...
MawM0108
Title
Molcajete : shallow tripodal bowl with rattle legs.
Description
Superb ceramic, metal, stone, and textile crafts were produced by Mixtec artisans. This simple, but elegant tripodal bowl with rattle legs served as a molcajete. The incised tondo contains a central grinding surface surrounded by a floral and circular motif, which means precious eagle feather bundles.
Subject
[Pottery--Mexico--Oaxaca (State), Ceramic bowls--Mexico--Oaxaca (State), Ceramic tableware--Mexico--Oaxaca (State), Mixtec art, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 900 and 1532
MawM0108-270.jp2
Molcajete : shallow tri...
MawM0108
Title
Molcajete : shallow tripodal bowl with rattle legs.
Description
Superb ceramic, metal, stone, and textile crafts were produced by Mixtec artisans. This simple, but elegant tripodal bowl with rattle legs served as a molcajete. The incised tondo contains a central grinding surface surrounded by a floral and circular motif, which means precious eagle feather bundles.
Subject
[Pottery--Mexico--Oaxaca (State), Ceramic bowls--Mexico--Oaxaca (State), Ceramic tableware--Mexico--Oaxaca (State), Mixtec art, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 900 and 1532
MawM0108-bot.jp2
Molcajete : shallow tri...
MawM0108
Title
Molcajete : shallow tripodal bowl with rattle legs.
Description
Superb ceramic, metal, stone, and textile crafts were produced by Mixtec artisans. This simple, but elegant tripodal bowl with rattle legs served as a molcajete. The incised tondo contains a central grinding surface surrounded by a floral and circular motif, which means precious eagle feather bundles.
Subject
[Pottery--Mexico--Oaxaca (State), Ceramic bowls--Mexico--Oaxaca (State), Ceramic tableware--Mexico--Oaxaca (State), Mixtec art, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 900 and 1532
MawM0108-top.jp2
Molcajete : shallow tri...
MawM0108
Title
Molcajete : shallow tripodal bowl with rattle legs.
Description
Superb ceramic, metal, stone, and textile crafts were produced by Mixtec artisans. This simple, but elegant tripodal bowl with rattle legs served as a molcajete. The incised tondo contains a central grinding surface surrounded by a floral and circular motif, which means precious eagle feather bundles.
Subject
[Pottery--Mexico--Oaxaca (State), Ceramic bowls--Mexico--Oaxaca (State), Ceramic tableware--Mexico--Oaxaca (State), Mixtec art, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 900 and 1532
MawM0108-000.jp2
Molcajete : shallow tri...
MawM0108
Title
Molcajete : shallow tripodal bowl with rattle legs.
Description
Superb ceramic, metal, stone, and textile crafts were produced by Mixtec artisans. This simple, but elegant tripodal bowl with rattle legs served as a molcajete. The incised tondo contains a central grinding surface surrounded by a floral and circular motif, which means precious eagle feather bundles.
Subject
[Pottery--Mexico--Oaxaca (State), Ceramic bowls--Mexico--Oaxaca (State), Ceramic tableware--Mexico--Oaxaca (State), Mixtec art, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 900 and 1532
MawM0108-090.jp2
Molcajete : shallow tri...
MawM0108
Title
Molcajete : shallow tripodal bowl with rattle legs.
Description
Superb ceramic, metal, stone, and textile crafts were produced by Mixtec artisans. This simple, but elegant tripodal bowl with rattle legs served as a molcajete. The incised tondo contains a central grinding surface surrounded by a floral and circular motif, which means precious eagle feather bundles.
Subject
[Pottery--Mexico--Oaxaca (State), Ceramic bowls--Mexico--Oaxaca (State), Ceramic tableware--Mexico--Oaxaca (State), Mixtec art, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 900 and 1532
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