University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 37-12-5
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Highland Maya
Provenience: Guatemala
Barberena
Department of Santa Rosa
Culture Area: Central America
Section:American
Materials:Stone
Paint
Iconography:Hacha
Death
Skull
Height: 28cm
Width: 20cm
Depth: 3cm
Credit Line:Guatemalan Expedition; Robert Burkitt, 1937
Other Number1109 - Field No SF
conservation 4.88 - Other Number

Description

Ceremonial baton carved in form of death's head. Flat with neck as a tenon. Stone with traces of red paint


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Fourteen Eyes in a Museum Storeroom (05 Feb 1952 - 31 Mar 1952)View Objects in Exhibition
Mesoamerican Gallery (23 Mar 2001)View Objects in Exhibition
Mayan Gallery (1954 - 2001)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 182 Bottom row, centerView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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