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Object Number:
40-13-3
Current Location:
Out on loan
Culture:
Cocle
Provenience:
Panama
Sitio Conte
Culture Area:
Central America
Locus:
Tr. 2, B 11
Section:
American
Materials:
Gold
Description:
Perfectly human figure, front view. Great mouth, rectangular teeth, oval eyes, crescentic nostril lobes. Queer ears with vertical ornaments. Crest headdress. fingers and toes with claws. Holds upright stick (?) with rectangular depressions. Ornaments (?) below knee. Across waist joined tails of two leg-less animals, maybe centipedes. Edges of bodies serrated. Possibly have fins, maybe a fish, shark? Wide mouth, triangular teeth, round eyes. Divided nose.
Credit Line:
Panama, Cocle Expedition; J. Alden Mason
Other Number:
G-3 | B11   -   Field No SF
0229   -   Cast Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

River of Gold: Pre-Colombian Treasures from Sitio Conte (09 Apr 1988 - 22 May 1988)
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River of Gold: Pre-Columbian Treasures from Sitio Conte (2nd showing) (21 Mar 1992 - 18 Oct 1992)
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River of Gold: Pre-Columbian Treasures from Sitio Conte (23 Sep 2007 - 16 Dec 2007)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Hearne, Pamela H. & Sharer, Robert J. 1992. River of Gold: Precolumbian Treasures from Sitio Conte. : Page/Fig./Plate: Plate 1
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