University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object TitleMoro negro = Black Face
Object Number: 93-13-223
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Provenience: Guatemala
Culture Area: Mesoamerica
Date Made: 1960's
Early Date: 1960
Late Date: 1969
Section:American
Materials:Glass
Paint
Wood
Technique:Carved
Iconography:Face
Length: 20.1cm
Width: 17cm
Depth: 13.5cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Robert M. Hill II, 1993

Description

Moro negro. Black face. Inlaid glass eyes: right - blue with a black pupil; left - black with a blue pupil. Gold textured hair; triparted curling in center and at temples. Parted textured sideburns. Textured curling moustache. Red lips. Gold and white teeth.


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MAYA 2012: Lords of Time (05 May 2012 - 13 Jan 2013)View Objects in Exhibition

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