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Object Number:40-16-1712
Current Location: Mexico and Central America Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Cocle
Provenience: Panama
Sitio Conte
Site Name/Number: Sitio Conte
Culture Area: Central American
Locus: Burial 17A
Date Made: 450 - 900 CE
Early Date: 450
Late Date: 900
Section:American
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 4.5 cm
Outside Diameter:32.4 cm
Credit Line:Panama, Cocle Expedition; J. Alden Mason, 1940
Other Number:B17A - 9A - Field No SF

Description

Large, polychrome, ring base plate. Droop rim. Interior decorated with red, black and sepia pictorial designs on buff. Red rim. Exterior red. Restored. Was in 3 fragments. Repaired 2/26/69. Plate marked: B17A, #9A.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Mexico and Central American Gallery (16 Nov 2019) 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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