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RECIPIENT ZOOMORPHIQUE
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RECIPIENT ZOOMORPHIQUE

OLMÈQUE, PRÉCLASSIQUE MOYEN, ENV. 900-600 AVANT J.C.

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RECIPIENT ZOOMORPHIQUE
Olmèque, Préclassique Moyen, env. 900-600 avant J.C.
Vase aux formes inhabituelles montrant de profil un poisson à la tête et aux quatre nageoires réparties sur les bords et dont l'intérieur est incisé d'un motif d'écailles. Engobe rouge brun sur toute la surface.
Hauteur: 28.5 cm
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OLMEC ZOOMORPHIC VESSEL
Middle Preclassic, ca. 900-600 B.C.
Of unusual type in the form of a large fish depicted in profile with the head and four fins projecting from the side, the sunken interior incised with a pattern of scales ; painted overall in red-brown slip.
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