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Object Number:38-29-5
Current Location: Mexico and Central America Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Guetar (uncertain)
Provenience: Costa Rica
Rio Frio
Culture Area: Central American
Date Made: 1000-1521 CE
Early Date: 1000
Late Date: 1521
Section:American
Materials:Volcanic Stone
Iconography:Human
Height: 43 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Jennie Broad, 1938
Other Number:L-113-5 - Other Number

Description

Standing; male. Grey volcanic rock. Right hand upraised and holding weapon; left hand holding severed human head. Band of carved design around abdomen and on top of head.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

Bibliography:

[Article] Mason, John A. 1943. "Other Theocratic Cultures of Mexico: American Collections: The Ancient Civilizations of Middle America". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 10. no. 1-2. pg. 42-48 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 48, fig. 32View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Wardle, Harriet N. 1939. "Guetar Art in Stone". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 7. no. 3. pg. 22-27 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 23, pl. XIView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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