Caiman with gaping mouth and large, prominent teeth; three rows of knobs down the body and tail; remains of black and white slip

Alligator or Caiman Figure

Costa Rica, Pre-Columbian

500 - 1000

  • Titles Alligator or Caiman Figure (Descriptive)
  • Medium earthenware and slip
  • Dimensions 3 3/4 x 3 x 10 1/4 in. (9.5 x 7.6 x 26 cm)
  • Credit Line Gift of Rita Judge Smith, 2001.93
  • Work Type figure
  • Classification Sculpture