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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Metate or mortar

A.D. 300–700

Stone

17.78 × 27.94 × 66.04 cm (7 × 11 × 26 in.)
Gift of Bryce Appleton, B.A. 1965, Marc Appleton, M. ARCH. 1972, Lynnie Appleton, and Lili Appleton in honor of their mother, Ariel Bryce Appleton, and her interest in Costa Rica, its people, and their art
2009.200.63a-b
Geography: 
Geography Costa Rica
Culture: 
Costa Rica, Atlantic Watershed
Period: 
4th–5th period
Classification: 
Tools and Equipment
Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2010.pdf (accessed 2012).

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