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Neck Sherd

Object Number:40-16-1464
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cocle
Provenience: Panama
Sitio Conte
Site Name/Number: Sitio Conte
Culture Area: Central America
Locus: Burial 11, SQ. 2
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

Description

Large, broken neck of a large vessel. Flange rim, most of it missing. Carinated. Upper part of neck painted with wide vertical bands of red and purple on white. Human face in relief on lower part of neck. Painted red, purple and white. All paint badly eroded, a ridge runs across top of face and along its sides. 3 rounded lugs on back of neck.

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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