University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameOlla
Object Number:40-16-1032
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cocle
Provenience: Panama
Sitio Conte
Site Name/Number: Sitio Conte
Culture Area: Central America
Locus: Cache 20
Date Made: AD 450 - 900
Early Date: 450
Late Date: AD 450 - 900
Section:American
Materials:Ceramic
Credit Line:Panama, Cocle Expedition; J. Alden Mason, 1940
Other Number:C20 - 4 - Field No SF

Description

Ring base, effigy olla. Probably turtle. Carinated. Probably tail in relief at carination. "Head" at carination missing. Small orifice. Plain, red rim and short, red neck. shoulder painted with sepia and red designs on buff. Panels of brown and buff designs set in a wide red band circling olla below carination. Nearly intact.


Bibliography:

[Book] Sharer, Robert J., and Hearne Jardine, Pamela H.. 1992. River of Gold: Precolumbian Treasures from Sitio Conte. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. General ReferenceView Objects related to this General Reference
[Book] Mason, J. Alden. 1940. "Ivory and Resin Figurines from Cocle". The University Museum Bulletin. Vol. 8(4) (October). pg. 13-21 General ReferenceView Objects related to this General Reference
[Book] Mason, J. Alden. 1942. New Excavations at the Sitio Conte, Cocle, Panama. Proceedings of the Eigth American Scientific Congress, Washington, DC, May 10-18, 1940. Vol. 2. pg. 103-107. Washington, DC: Department of State General ReferenceView Objects related to this General Reference
[Book] 1949. "A Gold and Emerald Crocodile from Panama," Archaeology. Vol. 2. pg. :8485 General ReferenceView Objects related to this General Reference

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