University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:CG94-1-124B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Thai
Provenience: Thailand
Section:Asian
Materials:Clay
Technique:Glazed
Iconography:Head

Description

Two figures heads broken off. These figures are made and broken purposely and flung outside the house to give notice to evil spirits that the people inside are dead so that they won’t bother to harass them.

Heads do not match bodies.


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