34 Results: Portfolio is "Pre-Columbian" and [Object]Country is "Mexico"

Shell Effigy Vessel

200 B.C.E. - 300 C.E.
7 1/2 in. x 10 in. (19.05 cm x 25.4 cm)
Colima, Western Shaft Tomb
Creation Place:
Colima, Mexico
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Credit Line:
Purchase made possible by a generous gift from Akaloa Resource Foundation
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Currently on view:

Bibliography List

This object has the following bibliographic references:

  • Armand J. LabbĂ©. Pre-Columbian Art:  Marine Animal Forms. Mingei International Museum. San Diego, CA , 2001. Page Number: 87.
  • Harmer Johnson. Guide To The Arts of The Americas. Rizzoli. New York , September 15, 1992.
  • Geoffrey H. S. Bushnell. Ancient Arts of the Americas. F. A. Praeger. New York, NY , 1965.

Exhibition List

This object has been included in the following exhibitions:

  • Pre-Columbian Art - Marine Animal Forms. 12/11/2001 - 10/28/2003.
  • La Vida Antigua, Life in Ancient Mexico. 10/29/2012 - 7/1/2015.

Portfolio List

This object is a member of the following portfolios