University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:34-32-280
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: 4.5
Width: 2.6
Thickness: 3
Credit Line:University Museum / Columbia University Venezuelan Expedition; Vincenzo Petrullo, 1934

Description

Animal or human head broken from a pot. Black ware firing buff; painted red. Face reduced to surface with ridges and grooves for nose, eyebrows, eyes and mouth. Ears are highly conventionalized and hang over the face.


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