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Neck Sherd

Object Number:40-16-345
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cocle
Provenience: Panama
Sitio Conte
Site Name/Number: Sitio Conte
Culture Area: Central America
Locus: Burial 11
Date Made: AD 450 - 900
Early Date: 450
Late Date: 900
Section:American
Materials:Ceramic
Iconography:Human Face
Credit Line:Panama, Cocle Expedition; J. Alden Mason, 1940
Other Number:B11 - SW wall - Field No SF

Description

Large effigy neck of probably a very large vessel. Human face in relief. Painted purple around eyes and nose. Red mouth. Sepia scrolls on white on rest of neck, Straight handle from shoulder to upper neck. Flange rim over face. Also sherds painted with red and black designs on white. May be part of body.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Beneath the Surface: Life, Death, and Gold in Ancient Panama (07 Feb 2015 - 02 Nov 2015) View Objects in Exhibition

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, John A. 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, 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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