University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:34-32-275
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Venezuela
State Of Apure
Delta of Apure River
Arauquin
Culture Area: Circum-Caribbean
Locus: Surface
Section:American
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 8.5
Width: 5.8
Credit Line:University Museum / Columbia University Venezuelan Expedition; Vincenzo Petrullo, 1934

Description

Complete figurine broken off from a pot. Black ware firing buff and painted red. Entire figure representing animal or human being. The eyes and mouth are incised; at each side of the head are three incised lines on projecting parts, probably representing the ears; the arms are similarly represented; the legs are represented by two knobs with a hole in the center.


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