Artist Costa Rican, Precolumbian
Title
  • Parrot Effigy Metate
Date between 500 and 1000
Medium volcanic rock
Dimensions Overall: 10 1/2 × 10 1/2 × 24 inches (26.7 × 26.7 × 61 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Irving F. Burton
Accession Number 1986.56.1
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
On View Native American S131, Level 1 (see map)
1986-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Abel-Vidor, S., et al. Between Continents/Between Seas: Precolumbian Art of Costa Rica. New York, 1981, pp. 190-191, no. 75, col. pl. 49.