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Object Number:
40-13-26
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Cocle
Provenience:
Panama
Sitio Conte
Culture Area:
Central America
Locus:
Tr. 2, B 11
Section:
American
Materials:
Gold
Description:
Human figure, front view, outspread, symmetrical. Claw finger and toe nails. Spreading headdress. Two symmetrical demonical animals below with tails attached to human waist. Probably long tailed crocodiles. Three short legs each with five-clawed feet, four claws and one opposed. Fourth foot not visible. Long curving spiney tail. Long curving tongue, trident teeth. Nose not crocodilian. Three-element something on nose. Antler-like element on head, ears (?). Beard (?) on chin. Four pair suspension holes.
Length:
26cm
Width:
18cm
Credit Line:
Panama, Cocle Expedition; J. Alden Mason
Other Number:
G1   -   Field No SF

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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