Tetrapod turtle effigy bowl, Colombia

Title

Tetrapod turtle effigy bowl, Colombia

Identifier

1986.159

Subject

African, Oceanic & New World Cultures-Pre-Columbian

Description

Turtle bowl with four legs and 2 heads, inscribed designs; brown colored.

Creator

Tairona

Format

Vessel
Ceramic (brownware) with traces of white substance in crevices.
Overall: 2 1/2" x 4 3/4" x 2 3/8" (6.3 x 12 x 6 cm)

Date

1000 - 1500 CE

Files

1986.159.jpg
1986.159_2.jpg

Collection

Citation

Tairona, “Tetrapod turtle effigy bowl, Colombia,” Miami University Art Museum, accessed July 7, 2022, https://miamiuniversityartmuseum.omeka.net/items/show/861.