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Ethnological Museum of Berlin Amerikanische Archäologie [IV Ca 34439]

Darstellung eines Masthundes (Ethnologisches Museum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin CC BY-NC-SA)
Provenance/Rights: Ethnologisches Museum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Peter Jacob (CC BY-NC-SA)


Neben Truthähnen waren kleine haarlose Hunde die einzigen Haustiere in Mesoamerika. Ihr Fleisch galt als schmackhaft. Neben Fleischliferanten waren sie zudem Opfergaben für die Götter.

Angaben zur Herkunft:
Arnold Vogel († 1926), Sammler
Westmexiko (Region)
Michoacan (Bundesstaat)
Colima (Kultur)




Objektmaß: 19 x 14,2 x 10,5 cm

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The Ethnologisches Museum (Ethnological Museum) evolved from the collections of the royal cabinets of art and since its foundation in 1873 has become ...

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