Burial Urn

Unidentified Zapotec maker


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Overall: 13 3/8 × 9 7/16 × 7 7/8 in. (34 × 24 × 20 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Aurellia T. and Gordon Arnold Meader, Class of 1919



Place Made: Monte Alban, Mexico, North America



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Not on view

Course History

ANTH 57, Origins of Inequality, Alan Covey, Winter 2013

ANTH 57, Origins of Inequality, Alan Covey, Winter 2013

ANTH 22, Olmecs, Maya, and Toltecs: Ancient Civilizations of Mesoamerica, Deborah Nichols, Fall 2013

Exhibition History

Objects and Power: Manifestations of Inequality, a student curated exhibition, Professor Alan Covey, ANTH 57, Winter 2013, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 10-August 25, 2013.


Collected by an American Consul in Oaxaca, Mexico between 1892-1912; acquired by Carlton Crosby, Brooklyn, Massachusetts, about 1912-1914 [for Gordon Meader]; acquired by Gordon Meader (1896-1974), St. Davis, Pennsylvania, about 1912-1914; lent to Dr. Henry Libby, Libby Museum, Wolfeboro, New Hampshire until 1930; given to the present collection, 1966.

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