University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 66-30-14
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Middle Pre-Classical
Provenience: Mexico (Central America)
Tlatilco
Culture Area: Central America
Date Made: 800-400 BC
Early Date: -800
Late Date: -400
Section:American
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 9.2cm
Width: 4.6cm
Outside Diameter:2cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Carlo Gay, Teochita, Inc., 1966
Other NumberTEO 365 - Dealer's Number

Description

Headdress incised design in center, front and back; 2 holes in each end and one in center. Hollowed eyes with remains of white paint in them. Open hollow mouth. Earplugs under center of eyes, hands on breasts with elbows out. Deep hollow in center of chest. Hands and feet scored with 2 grooves (to indicate digits?). Traces of red pigment front and back


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

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