From: Panama | Sitio Conte

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 40-13-26
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Cocle
Provenience Panama | Sitio Conte
Site Name Sitio Conte
Culture Area Central American
Locus Tr. 2, B 11
Section American
Materials Gold

Human figure, front view, outspread, symmetrical. Claw finger and toe nails. Spreading headdress. Two symmetrical demonical animals below with tails attached to human waist. Probably long tailed crocodiles. Three short legs each with five-clawed feet, four claws and one opposed. Fourth foot not visible. Long curving spiney tail. Long curving tongue, trident teeth. Nose not crocodilian. Three-element something on nose. Antler-like element on head, ears (?). Beard (?) on chin. Four pair suspension holes.

Length 26 cm
Width 18 cm
Credit Line Panama, Cocle Expedition; J. Alden Mason, 1940
Other Number G1 - Field No SF

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