Effigy Vessel


From: Panama | Sitio Conte

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 40-15-72
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Cocle
Provenience Panama | Sitio Conte
Site Name Sitio Conte
Culture Area Central American
Locus Burial 14, 4
Section American
Materials Ceramic
Iconography Armadillo

Polychrome. Armadillo resting on hind legs and tail; forepaws painted on buff lower surface; head off. Short neck of vessel with disc rim attached to vertical tube from body. Painting showing bands of body and tail in black ticked lines; body cross-hatched in black. Broad bands of red outlined black.

Height 16 cm
Length 19 cm
Credit Line Panama, Cocle Expedition; J. Alden Mason, 1940
Other Number B14, 4 - Field No SF

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