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Jaguar-shaped vessel

Museum of Ethnology Hamburg

Museum of Ethnology Hamburg

This four-legged vessel which is decorated with a jaguar-shaped head comes from southwestern Guatemala. It was found during an excavation in Cocales in the early 1930s. Due to sparse background information an exact determination of the cultural context or the creation date of the object are unknown.

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  • Title: Jaguar-shaped vessel
  • Type: Vessel
  • Publisher: Museum of Ethnology Hamburg
  • Rights: Museum of Ethnology Hamburg | Photo: Paul Schimweg
  • External Link: Homepage Museum für Völkerkunde Hamburg
  • Medium: clay
  • on display: Heart of the Mayans
  • Date of Acquisition: 1933
  • Context of Origin: Cocales (near Patulul), Suchitepéquez, Guatemala
  • Collection: Coll. Otto Langmann

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