Ceremonial Metate in the Form of a Jaguar

Illustration

James Blake Wiener
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published on 16 January 2018

This ceremonial metate in the form of a jaguar dates from 600-700 CE and is made of stone. It comes from Guápiles, Limón, Costa Rica. (Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University, Stanford, California)



About the Author

James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of Ancient History Encyclopedia and its Communications Director.

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