University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:40-15-80
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cocle
Provenience: Panama
Sitio Conte
Site Name/Number: Sitio Conte
Culture Area: Central America
Locus: Burial 14
Date Made: AD 450 - 900
Early Date: 450
Late Date: 900
Section:American
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 12.4 cm
Outside Diameter:19.5 cm
Credit Line:Panama, Cocle Expedition; J. Alden Mason, 1940
Other Number:B14 - 14 - Field No SF

Description

Polychrome turtle: black and red on buff. Slightly concave base; lower body expanding to sharp equator, upper body low convex to low vertical rim. Equator modified by knobs of head and tail projecting from low arch of carapace. Lower body red; upper body beige and small black-ringed red discs; orifice red.


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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