University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 40-13-124
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Cocle
Provenience: Panama
Sitio Conte
Culture Area: Central America
Locus: Tr. 2, B 11 Middle level, Skeleton L
Section:American
Materials:Ivory
Iconography:Reptile
Height: 3cm
Length: 14cm
Width: 3.2cm
Credit Line:Panama, Cocle Expedition; J. Alden Mason, 1940
Other NumberG253 - Field No SF

Description

Reptile. Ivory body with long tail; 4 short feet and large head of gold onlay with repousse claws, eyes, nostrils, and open mouth with many teeth.


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

Bibliography:

[Book] Hearne Jardine, Pamela H. & Sharer, Robert J. 1992. River of Gold: Precolumbian Treasures from Sitio Conte. : Page/Fig./Plate: Plate 25View Objects cited in this Publication

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