University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:40-15-338
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cocle
Provenience: Panama
Sitio Conte
Site Name/Number: Sitio Conte
Culture Area: Central America
Locus: B-16
Date Made: AD 450 - 900
Early Date: 450
Late Date: 900
Section:American
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 16.3 cm
Outside Diameter:14 cm
Credit Line:Panama, Cocle Expedition; J. Alden Mason, 1940
Other Number:B16 - 6 - Field No SF

Description

Polychrome: red, black and a little purple on white. Low annular base. Globular body modified to triangle by bird form. Small flat knob tail. Head broken and mostly missing. Wings painted with scroll with claw in center. Resembles Lothrop, fig. 219B. Broken.


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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