Mexican Huastec Pueblo Granary (Kiva) Notched Log Ladder

Mexican Huastec Pueblo Granary (Kiva) Notched Log Ladder

Ref: W2157
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 both to gain entry and allow smoke to escape.
DATE
19th century
DIMENSIONS
Width 20 Height 116 in.
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