University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 12701
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Mayan
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Quiche
Culture Area: Central America
Date Made: circa 1200
Early Date: 1180
Late Date: 1220
Section:American
Materials:Stone
Iconography:Animal
Pizote
Height: 24cm
Width: 15cm
Depth: 11cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Sr. Perez, Ecuadorian Commissioner, World's Columbian Exposition; Subscription of Charles H. Cramp, 1893

Description

Image of pizote. Grayish stone. Seated animal with long nose, holding front paws over nose. Rather eroded and blackened.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Mayan Gallery (1954 - 2001)View Objects in Exhibition
What In the World TV Program (01 Jan 1951 - 31 Dec 1951)View Objects in Exhibition

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