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Palma

Sculpture

Native NamePalma
Object Number:12677
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Totonac
Provenience: Mexico (Central America)
Veracruz (Mexico)
Culture Area: Central American
Period: Late Classic
Date Made: 600-900AD
Early Date: 600
Late Date: 900
Section:American
Materials:Lava Stone
Length: 28.57 cm
Width: 13.34 cm
Thickness: 11.43 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Sr. Perez, Ecuadorian Commissioner, World's Columbian Exposition; Subscription of Charles H. Cramp, 1893

Description

Lava (stone). Quadrangular slab with V-shaped notch above. Human-headed figure with crest, sunken eyes, lalling tongue? (Beard?), protuberant body and short flexed legs.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

What In the World TV Program (01 Jan 1964 - 31 Dec 1964) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Article] Mason, John A. 1943. "Other Theocratic Cultures of Mexico: American Collections: The Ancient Civilizations of Middle America". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 10. no. 1-2. pg. 42-48 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 47, fig. 30View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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