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Bat Effigy Vessel

Date: 1000-1500
Dimensions:
Overall: 24 x 28 x 16.5 cm (9 7/16 x 11 x 6 1/2 in.)
Medium: Earthenware, ochre pigment, and hand-built.
Credit Line: Gift of George and Helen Gardiner
Origin:Columbia
Object number: G83.1.174
DescriptionTairona tetra pod crescent-form effigy vessel, four-legged boat-shaped, surmounted on one end is a seated male figure wearing monster mask. At the other end is a bottle-shaped spout at the other end and there is a large spout flaring from the centre. It is painted in black-black.