University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 37-12-44A
Current Location: Out on loan
Culture:Post-Classic Maya
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Alta Verapaz
Chimuxan
Saite
Cahabon Drainage
Culture Area: Central America
Locus: Lower cave
Date Made: 1000-1200
Early Date: 1000
Late Date: 1200
Section:American
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Painted
Height: 13cm
Credit Line:Guatemalan Expedition; Robert Burkitt, 1937
Other Number1154 - Field No SF

Description

painted red blue and cream, in form of head of god with large perforated mouth and great filed tau shaped tooth, large eyes with rung under them, originally rested on three small nodes


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Painted Metaphors: Pottery and Politics of the Ancient Maya (05 Apr 2009 - 31 Jan 2010)View Objects in Exhibition
What In the World TV Program (01 Jan 1952 - 31 Dec 1952)View Objects in Exhibition

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