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Effigy Bowl

Object Number:40-16-889
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cocle
Provenience: Panama
Sitio Conte
Site Name/Number: Sitio Conte
Culture Area: Central American
Locus: Burial 17B
Date Made: 450 - 900 CE
Early Date: 450
Late Date: 900
Section:American
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 5.5 cm
Outside Diameter:12.2 cm
Credit Line:Panama, Cocle Expedition; J. Alden Mason, 1940
Other Number:B17B - 8 - Field No SF

Description

Small, ring base effigy bowl. Carinated turtle head, tail, and four lugs representing feet. All in relief on shoulder. Wide orifice. Red band on buff circling bowl below carination. Part of ring base broken and missing otherwise complete. Bowl marked: B17B, #8.

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
[Article] Mason, John A. Oct 1940. "Ivory and Resin Figurines from Cocle". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 8. no. 4. pg. 13-21 General ReferenceView Objects related to this General Reference
[Book] Mason, John A. 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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