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Comala style tripod jar in the form of a squash with animal heads as the legs / Mesoamerican; West Mexican

Essay/Description

Funerary sculpture. Ceramic jar. Comala style. Tripod squash vessel with dog head effigy legs. Large flange on neck.

Comala style indicates the predominant style of ceramics associated with the workshops of the Comala region of Colima, Mexico.

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Title(s): 
Comala style tripod jar in the form of a squash with animal heads as the legs
Culture: 
Mesoamerican; West Mexican
Date: 
300 BCE - 300 CE
Period: 
Preclassic
Place: 
Colima, México
Materials/Techniques: 
clay, burnished red slip
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
54.2093
Department: 
On View

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