University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number: 33-28-8
Current Location: Mexico and Central America Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Huaxtec Archaic
Provenience: Mexico (Central America)
Tamaulipas
Rio Panuco
Culture Area: Central America
Section:American
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Incised
Iconography:Female
Height: 8.2
Width: 2.7
Thickness: 3.2
Credit Line:Gift of the Estate of Colonel Henry D. Paxson, 1933

Description

Buff clay. Steatopygous female. Mouth and incised decoration of hair, wrists and abdomen painted red. Probably tattooing on breast and shoulders.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Mayan Gallery (1954 - 2001)View Objects in Exhibition
Mesoamerican Gallery (23 Mar 2001)View Objects in Exhibition

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