University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number: 33-28-1
Current Location: Mexico and Central America Gallery
Currently On Display
Provenience: Mexico (Central America)
Tamaulipas
Rio Panuco
Culture Area: Central America
Section:American
Materials:Jadeite
Iconography:Human Figure
Height: 8.5
Width: 5
Thickness: 2.2
Credit Line:Gift of the Estate of Colonel Henry D. Paxson, 1933

Description

Carved jadeite human figure. Modified axehead shape, conventionalized standing figure, probably male. Crudely worked, features incised or in low relief.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Mayan Gallery (1954 - 2001)View Objects in Exhibition
Mesoamerican Gallery (23 Mar 2001)View Objects in Exhibition

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