Peru, Wari / Spatula with Carved Head / c. 500-900Peru, Wari
Spatula with Carved Head
c. 500-900

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Creator Nationality: South American; Peruvian
Creator Name-CRT: Peru, Wari
Title: Spatula with Carved Head
Title Type: Primary
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Creation Start Date: 500
Creation End Date: 900
Creation Date: c. 500-900
Creation Place: Peru
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Classification Term: Spatula
Materials and Techniques: bone with shell inlay
Dimensions: Overall: 11.2cm x 2.6cm
AMICA Contributor: The Cleveland Museum of Art
Owner Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
ID Number: 1955.57
Credit Line: In memory of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Humphreys, gift of their daughter Helen
Style or Period: Peru, Wari
Context: Bone spatulas were probably used for scooping or blending powdered materials, such as lime for chewing with coca.
AMICA ID: CMA_.1955.57
AMICA Library Year: 2000
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright, The Cleveland Museum of Art

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