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Ceramic urn, Zapotec (200-800 CE), Oaxaca State, Mexico

This is a ceramic urn used to commemorate the dead by the Zapotec people (c.200-800 CE) in modern-day Mexico. It is currently on display at the Field Museum in Chicago, IL.

Yena Head for Yam Ceremony

Head for Yam ceremony (Yena)

Date: 19th-early 20th century
Geography: Papua New Guinea, Washkuk Hills, Tongwindjamb village, Middle Sepik River region
Culture: Kwoma people
Medium: Ceramic, paint
Dimensions: H. 15 1/2 in. (39.4 cm)
Classification: Ceramics-Sculpture
Credit Line: The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Gift of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1969
Accession Number: 1978.412.859

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