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Culture/People:
probably Zapotec (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
Collector:
Consul Martin, Non-Indian  Search this
Previous owner:
Eugene Boban, Non-Indian, 1834-1908  Search this
Eugene Goupil (Charles Eugène Espidon Goupil), Non-Indian, 1831-1896  Search this
Previous seller:
Eugene Boban, Non-Indian, 1834-1908  Search this
Eugene Goupil (Charles Eugène Espidon Goupil), Non-Indian, 1831-1896  Search this
Seller:
Galerie Charles Ratton  Search this
Seller agent:
Charles Ratton (Charles A. Ratton), Non-Indian, 1895-1986  Search this
MAI agent:
George Gustav Heye (GGH), Non-Indian, 1874-1957  Search this
Object Name:
Funerary urn
Media/Materials:
Pottery, paint
Techniques:
Modeled, appliquéd, perforated, painted
Dimensions:
28.5 x 33 x 71 cm
Object Type:
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Place:
Near Mitla; Mitla; San Pablo Villa de Mitla Municipality, Tlacolula District, Valles Centrales Region; Oaxaca State; Mexico
Geographical Areas:
Valley of Oaxaca
Date created:
AD 500-800
Collection History:
Said to have been collected in 1845 by the French consul at Oaxaca, a Monsieur Martin; purchased by French antiquities collector Eugene Boban (1834-1908) in 1870; sold to French antiquities collector Eugene Goupil (1831-1896) circa 1888; acquired by collector and dealer Charles Ratton (1895-1986) at an unknown date; purchased by George Heye in 1937 from the Galerie Charles Ratton (Paris, France), operated by art dealer and collector Charles Ratton (1895-1986).
Catalog Number:
19/5806
Barcode:
195806.000
See related items:
Zapotec (archaeological culture)
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_209307