University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number: 53-38-3
Current Location: Mexico and Central America Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Las Charcas
Provenience: Guatemala
Kaminaljuyu
Culture Area: Central America
Section:American
Materials:Ceramic
Iconography:Male Head
Height: 11
Credit Line:Purchased from Raul Moreno, 1953

Description

Drab ware; polished red slip on face. Head of man with high headdress, wearing nose and ear plugs. Headdress surface covered with tiny vertical incisions; punctate eye pupils; pierced nostrils; cut out mouth. Hollow; back of head concave.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Mayan Gallery (1954 - 2001)View Objects in Exhibition
Mesoamerican Gallery (23 Mar 2001)View Objects in Exhibition

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