Object Number:40-13-26
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Panama
Sitio Conte
Site Name/Number: Sitio Conte
Culture Area: Central American
Locus: Tr. 2, B 11
Length: 26 cm
Width: 18 cm
Credit Line:Panama, Cocle Expedition; J. Alden Mason, 1940
Other Number:G1 - Field No SF


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.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Artifacts in Bloom ( Nov 1999 - Nov 1999) View Objects in Exhibition
Philadelphia Discovers: Discovery Ball (04 May 1985 - 04 May 1985) View Objects in Exhibition
River of Gold: Pre-Columbian Treasures from Sitio Conte (2nd showing) (21 Mar 1992 - 18 Oct 1992) View Objects in Exhibition
River of Gold: Pre-Colombian Treasures from Sitio Conte (09 Apr 1988 - 22 May 1988) View Objects in Exhibition
River of Gold: Pre-Columbian Treasures from Sitio Conte (23 Sep 2007 - 16 Dec 2007) View Objects in Exhibition
Beneath the Surface: Life, Death, and Gold in Ancient Panama (07 Feb 2015 - 02 Nov 2015) View Objects in Exhibition
Discovering the Past: Highlights from the University Museum (IBM) (20 Jun 1989 - 20 Aug 1989) View Objects in Exhibition


[Book] Winegrad, Dilys P. 1993. Through Time, Across Continents.. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 202, fig. 147View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Sharer, Robert J., and Hearne Jardine, Pamela H. 1992. River of Gold: Precolumbian Treasures from Sitio Conte.. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Plate 2View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Mason, John A. 1943. "The Lesser Archaeological Cultures of Mexico and Central America: American Collections: The Ancient Civilizations of Middle America". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 10. no. 1-2. pg. 49-56 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 55, fig. 38View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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