University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:40718B
Current Location: On Loan
Culture:Calusa
Provenience: Florida
Southwest Coast (Florida)
Key Marco
Culture Area: Southeast
Date Made: 1400
Early Date: 1400
Late Date: 1400
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Pigment
Iconography:Alligator Head
Animal Jaw
Height: 4.8 cm
Length: 24.7 cm
Width: 10.5 cm
Credit Line:William Pepper Florida Expedition, Frank H. Cushing; subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number:593 - Other Number

Description

Jaw of alligator head. Large well formed figure head of crocodile (alligator). Elaborately painted with white, black and blue lines of aspect. Head (A) and Jaw (B) separate. Nearly perfect.


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