University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:2017-23-73
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tairona
Provenience: Colombia
Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta
Date Made: 1000-1550
Early Date: 1000
Late Date: 1550
Section:American
Materials:Clay
Height: 5.2 cm
Width: 3.9 cm
Depth: 2.4 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Lewis Heafitz and the Heafitz family, 2017

Description

Crude human form of grey ceramic, decorated with horizontal incised lines and punctate design. Elaborate garments, lines and circle motifs, elaborate headdress. Detailed face including what appears to be beard.


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