University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:NA9269
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Aztec
Provenience: Mexico (Central America)
Culture Area: Central America
Section:American
Materials:Basaltic Stone
Technique:Polished
Iconography:Head
Height: 18.5 cm
Outside Diameter:17 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Charles Rettew Sheeler Jr., 1925

Description

Head of dark basaltic stone. Aztec type of art; goddess, possibly Chalchiuhtlicue. Polished.


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