|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Provenience:||Mexico (Central America)|
|Culture Area:||Central American|
|Date Made:||200-400 CE|
|Credit Line:||Purchased from Carlo Gay, Teochita, Inc., 1966|
|Other Number:||TEO 831 - Dealer's Number|
Shaman wrestling. 2 almost identical figurines (except that on one the breasts are slightly shown, may indicate a female-sex otherwise indeterminable). Both wear pointed caps with a horn-like protrusion in middle of one and to the side of the other. Nose plugs, earplugs, necklace. Appliqued band 3/4 around waist and skirt with incised linear decoration, present on both figurines. Figures attached at waist. Although in sitting positions they are only free-standing when "male" figure is set lying on his back. Upper-most figure has additional incisions across hips on back of skirt. Hands stroke opposite figure's "horns". Legs crossed and tapering.
Current & Past Exhibitions:
|Mayan Gallery (1954 - 2001)||View Objects in Exhibition|
|Mesoamerican Gallery (23 Mar 2001 - 2018)||View Objects in Exhibition|
|[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects.. London. Dorling Kindersley Limited. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 107 Second row, right||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
|[Catalogue, Exhibition] Danien, Elin. 2002. Guide to the Mesoamerican Gallery at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 54, pl. 39||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
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