University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:40-14-655
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Panama
Sitio Conte
Site Name/Number: Sitio Conte
Culture Area: Central America
Locus: Trench 2, Burial 17
Section:American
Materials:Animal Teeth
Length: 13 cm
Credit Line:Panama, Cocle Expedition; J. Alden Mason, 1940

Description

Carved ivory. Anthropomorphic body with long thick tail; demoniacal face; claw fingers; spiny ridge from mouth to tip of tail.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Beneath the Surface: Life, Death, and Gold in Ancient Panama (07 Feb 2015 - 02 Nov 2015) View Objects in Exhibition

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