University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 40-13-195
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Cocle
Provenience: Panama
Sitio Conte
Culture Area: Central America
Locus: Tr. 2, B 25
Section:American
Materials:Gold
Length: 14cm
Width: 16.5cm
Credit Line:Panama, Cocle Expedition; J. Alden Mason, 1940
Other Number36 - Field No SF

Description

Anthropomorphic? Symmetrical. Border (unusual). Large triangular or semicircular face, quasi-human. Large oval mouth and triangular teeth. Nose and nostrils. Queer crescentic eyes, or eyebrows (?); no real eyes. Crescentic ears. No body. Four short limbs with big clawed hands and feet; five claws, one opposed. Inferior work. Two pair of vertical suspension holes.


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