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Burial or cache urn and lid

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Provenance

Acquired by the donor's father-in-law, José Blanco, Miami, Florida, sometime between 1935 and 1950; to June Blanco between 1960 and 1970; to the MFA, 2005.

Credit Line

Gift of June Blanco

Tairona,

Object Place

Magdalena, Colombia

Dimensions

Urn only: 46.7 x 21.5 cm (18 3/8 x 8 7/16 in.) Lid only: 35.5 x 25 cm (14 x 9 13/16 in.) Overall (Display dimensions: Urn with lid and mount): 84.2 x 25 x 25 cm (33 1/8 x 9 13/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

2005.1119a-b

Medium or Technique

Earthenware

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware