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Object Number:20993
Current Location: Mexico and Central America Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Zapotec
Provenience: Mexico (Central America)
Oaxaca (Mexican State)
Culture Area: Central American
Date Made: 200-600 CE
Early Date: 200
Late Date: 600
Section:American
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 23.49 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Charles H. Snyder, 1898

Description

Effigy Jar. Grey ware; reddish brown coating in depressions. Seated cross-legged, hands on knees. "Water Vase" on elaborate tasseled headdress; wears serpend armlets and bracelets, tasseld maxtli, mouth mask, ear disks, and elaborate pectoral hung by a cord.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Mexico and Central American Gallery (16 Nov 2019) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Article] 1898. "Collections and Publications". Bulletin of the Free Museum of Science and Art. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania. Vol. I. no. No. 4. pg. 184-188 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 187View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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