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Effigy Vessel

Object Number:40-16-1318
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
Height: 22 cm
Width: 14 cm
Depth: 16.5 cm
Credit Line:Panama, Cocle Expedition; J. Alden Mason, 1940
Other Number:B11 - 197 - West Wall - Field No SF

Description

Rounded base effigy jar. Human figure. Face in relief in lower part of the neck. Body of pot irregular to represent arms across stomach and apparently a hunch back. Upper part of straight neck painted with horizontal bands on white. Flange, unpainted rim. Face and body in red, sepia, and purple. Intact.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Beneath the Surface: Life, Death, and Gold in Ancient Panama (07 Feb 2015 - 02 Nov 2015) View Objects in Exhibition
Ancient American Gold (15 Jul 1972) View Objects in Exhibition

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