Big metate tripod. The feet are carved with an elongated deer and birds with long beaks symbolically resting on trophy heads
Carved and semi-polished volcanic stone, marks of use on the plateau, one broken foot glued
Atlantic slope, transition period, El basque a la selva, Costa Rica, 400-600 AD
33 x 65.5 x 43 cm
Bibliography: Pre-Columbian art, José Alcina, éditions Citadelles et Mazenot, Paris, 1996, p. 420 for a work of this type.
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