University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:39-24-51
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Chorotegan
Provenience: Costa Rica
Culture Area: Central America
Section:American
Materials:Jade
Credit Line:Purchased from Jennie Broad, 1939

Description

Mottled dark green jade. Modified celt form, made by sawing edgewise through the shapes stine, the longitudinal median ridge showing on the back. Convex face incised with human features; hands shown diagonally on breast.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

Bibliography:

[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects.View Objects related to this Actual Citation

You may also be interested in these objects:


See a problem? Let us know online.collections@pennmuseum.org

© Penn Museum 2018 Sitemap | Contact | Copyright | Disclaimer | Privacy |