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Storm or rain god

This is a representation of the rain or storm god, who is found throughout Central America. The blue represents water but the goggle eyes and fangs are the storm god’s...

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Pot

Based on an old ceramic tradition on Fiji, the form of this glazed vessel represents a citrus fruit, however, it is broken. After forming the clay with a paddle...

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Vessel sherd

This small sherd was once part of a larger ceramic vessel from North America. The sherd is ‘undiagnostic’, which means it cannot be used to identify what sort of...

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Vessel sherd

This small sherd was once part of a larger ceramic vessel from eastern North America. The sherd is ‘undiagnostic’, which means it cannot be used to identify what sort of...

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Vessel sherd

This small sherd was once part of a larger ceramic vessel from North America. The sherd is ‘undiagnostic’, which means it cannot be used to identify what sort of...

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Hat

A black cylindrical shaped hat with a red circular shaped cap placed on the top. The cap is trimmed with a row of jobs’ tears. White ceramic buttons form a...

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Ceramic figure

This clay figure was originally deposited in a burial to accompany the dead. It was removed by a huaquero or grave robber and sold on to hotel owner’s and travellers....

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Bowl

An Imari shaving bowl decorated in overglaze blue and red enamels. The bowl would have been attached by the barber under the client’s chin with a piece of string that...

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Ceramic tile

This glazed earthenware tile with buff pink body depicts two of Mara’s daughters. Symbolising greed, lust or hatred, the tile depicts elegantly coiffured women, who are bare breasted and liberally...

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Ceramic tile

This glazed earthenware tile with buff pink body depicts two warriors from Mara’s army. The warriors, who are in human form but wearing animal masks, bear swords and shields. Their...

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