Mexican Huastec Pueblo Granary (Kiva) Notched Log Ladder

Mexican Huastec Pueblo Granary (Kiva) Notched Log Ladder

Ref: W2163

This rustic ladder is hand carved from a single log with stepped toe holds and ends in a forked base. These ladders provide access to the pueblo buildings used to dry grain known as kivas though rooftop holes, used for both security and to allow smoke to escape.

19th century
W 13 H 128 in.
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