University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 40-13-2
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Panama
Sitio Conte
Culture Area: Central America
Locus: Tr. 2, B 11
Outside Diameter:21.5cm
Credit Line:Panama, Cocle Expedition; J. Alden Mason, 1940
Other NumberG-2 - Field No SF
0228 - Cast Number


Two symmetrical anthropomorphic figures. Quarter turned bodies. Profile heads. Large hands and feet with claw fingers and toes. Prominent navels. Belts with big pendant ornament or tails. Decorative, not physical. Large non-human heads, probably long-billed birds. Bills turned down at ends. Large round eyes. Long crest. Two vertical pairs of suspension holes.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

River of Gold: Pre-Columbian Treasures from Sitio Conte (23 Sep 2007 - 16 Dec 2007)View Objects in Exhibition
River of Gold: Pre-Colombian Treasures from Sitio Conte (09 Apr 1988 - 22 May 1988)View Objects in Exhibition
River of Gold: Pre-Columbian Treasures from Sitio Conte (2nd showing) (21 Mar 1992 - 18 Oct 1992)View Objects in Exhibition
Beneath the Surface: Life, Death, and Gold in Ancient Panama (07 Feb 2015 - 02 Nov 2015)View Objects in Exhibition
Magnificent Objects (06 May 2004 - Mar 2005)View Objects in Exhibition


[Book] Hearne Jardine, Pamela H. & Sharer, Robert J. 1992. River of Gold: Precolumbian Treasures from Sitio Conte. : Page/Fig./Plate: Plate 8View Objects cited in this Publication

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