From: Panama | Sitio Conte

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 40-13-10
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Cocle
Provenience Panama | Sitio Conte
Site Name Sitio Conte
Culture Area Central American
Locus Tr. 2, B 11, near feet of skeletons C-D
Section American
Materials Gold

Small, thin, bent. Same general idea as 40-13-2. Two anthropomorphic bird figures with human bodies facing outward and bird heads facing inward. Symmetrical. Human bodies with arms and legs ending in hands and feet with 4 curved fingers and toes/claws and small thumb-like claw. Large curving rectangular hanging object in tail position. Eagle like heads with curved beak nesting at center top. Round eye with part extending to rear at base of human neck. large crest with curving scroll and triangular elements on top. Two pair vertical suspension holes.

Length 11.3 cm
Width 11 cm
Credit Line Panama, Cocle Expedition; J. Alden Mason, 1940
Other Number G153 - Field No SF | CS-106 - Other Number

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