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Object Number: 37-13-55
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Classic Maya
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Guatemala
Guatemala City
Culture Area: Central America
Date Made: c. 800
Early Date: 780
Late Date: 820
Section:American
Materials:Ceramic
Iconography:Human Head
Height: 9cm
Length: 13cm
Width: 11cm
Credit Line:Central American Expedition, J. Alden Mason, 1937
Other Number24 - Field No SF

Description

Human head. Very large, hollow. Reddish pottery with white slip and stucco finish. Apparently made in mould. Very high nose with hole pierced for inseertion of nose plug; high crescentic ear ornaments


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