University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:39-17-1A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Colombia
Department of Magdalena
Culture Area: Circum-Caribbean
Section:American
Materials:Ceramic
Credit Line:Gift of Parke A. Dickey, 1939

Description

Buff ware. Cylindrical with slight shoulder and vertical neck. Four stylized lizards with heads in full relief at the shoulder; body, legs and tail formed by indented fillets, heads biconically perforated vertically for use as lugs. Single perforation near rim. Cover, hemispherical, with large female figure seated with hands on knees, in full relief; nude, but with ears pierced for pendant.


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South American Gallery (1955 - 1994) View Objects in Exhibition

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