Mastiff (Dog-Faced) Bat Vessel

Mastiff (Dog-Faced) Bat Vessel

AD 200-850

Ceramic, slip

Overall: 18.4 x 17.7 x 15.8 cm (7 1/4 x 6 15/16 x 6 1/4 in.)

John L. Severance Fund 2005.6

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Description

This bat is identified as a mastiff bat according to its pointy snout and ears that connect over the forehead.

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The Symbolism
See also
Collection: 
AA - Andes
Department: 
Art of the Americas
Type of artwork: 
Ceramic
Medium: 
Ceramic, slip

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