Volumetric Measure


This pottery bowl with interior glaze may have been used as a volumetric measure in Mexico. It came from Edward Palmer (1831-1911), a nomadic collector of plants and anthropological items, many of which he sent to the Smithsonian.

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: Latino


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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: CH.175578Accession Number: 30206Catalog Number: 175578

Object Name: volumetric measure

Measurements: overall: 1 3/4 in x 5 1/4 in; 4.445 cm x 13.335 cmoverall: 1 13/16 in x 5 1/4 in; 4.60375 cm x 13.335 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-e5ed-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_4

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