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ZAPOTEC culture

ZAPOTEC culture


Artist's cultural association:
ZAPOTEC culture
Mexico
Zapotec ceramic vessel, or incense-burner, with animal and avian features. (c.BC300-AD250) Place made: Monte Alban, Oaxaca, Mexico
Materials & Technique: sculptures, earthenware, terracotta, earthenware

Dimensions: 17.8 h x 15.5 w x 11.5 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1981
Accession No: NGA 81.2865
Provenance:
  • bought by Edward H Merrin, New York;
  • from whom bought by the National Gallery of Australia, 1978