Effigy Bowl

Object Number:37-13-165
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Maya (Central American Culture)
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Jutiapa
Asuncion Mita (uncertain)
Chalchuapa (uncertain)
Culture Area: Central American
Date Made: 400 BCE-300 CE
Early Date: -400
Late Date: 300
Height: 13 cm
Width: 27 cm
Credit Line:Central American Expedition, J. Alden Mason, 1937
Other Number:98 - Field No SF


Tetrapod effigy bowl, large, shallow, buff pottery with light red slip, four large hollow cylindrical legs with toes, large amphibian or reptile head and short tail on body

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Mayan Gallery (1954 - 2001) View Objects in Exhibition
Mesoamerican Gallery (23 Mar 2001 - 2018) View Objects in Exhibition


[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects.. London. Dorling Kindersley Limited. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 107 Top row, rightView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Danien, Elin. 2002. Guide to the Mesoamerican Gallery at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 56, pl. 43View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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