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Object Number:NA10799
Current Location: Mexico and Central America Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Teotihuacan (Culture)
Provenience: Mexico (Central America)
Culture Area: Central American
Date Made: 100-500 CE
Early Date: 100
Late Date: 500
Section:American
Materials:Travertine
Height: 16.5 cm
Width: 15 cm
Depth: 7 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from the Quinn Estate, 1926
Other Number:0208 - Cast Number
0227 - Cast Number

Description

A “mask” made from semi-translucent travertine. It once had inlays for the eyes and teeth and was probably originally tied to a mummy bundle.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

44 Eyes in a Museum Storeroom ( Dec 2000 - 2001) View Objects in Exhibition
Mask Parade (31 Oct 1947) View Objects in Exhibition
Mayan Gallery (1954 - 2001) View Objects in Exhibition
Mesoamerican Gallery (23 Mar 2001 - 2018) View Objects in Exhibition
Mexico and Central American Gallery (16 Nov 2019) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[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. 72, pl. 71View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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