Wooden Kero

Unidentified Inca or Early Spanish Colonial maker

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1470-1560

Lacquered wood

Overall: 5 5/16 × 3 15/16 × 4 5/16 in. (13.5 × 10 × 11 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Acquired by exchange from Ralph C. Altman, Los Angeles, California

55.20.13262

Geography/Culture

South America, Peru

Period

1400-1600

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Food Service

Classification

Americas

Not on view

Course History

ANTH 24, Early Civilizations of the Andes, Alan Covey, Spring 2014

ANTH 23, The Incas, Alan Covey, Spring 2013

Exhibition History

Oculate Beings and Horrible Birds: Image and Meaning in Ancient Andean Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 30, 1999-November 5, 2000, no. 47.

Provenance

Ralph C. Altman (1909-1967), Los Angeles, California; by exchange (#101) to present collection, 1955.

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