Effigy Figure


From: West Indies | Puerto Rico | Ponce | Canas

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 51-48-37
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Arawak | Taino
Provenience West Indies | Puerto Rico | Ponce | Canas
Culture Area Caribbean
Section American
Materials Clay
Iconography Animal Head

Red-brown ware, irregularly fired. Snake or bird head with gashed and pierced crest, pierced eyes and nostrils. Piercing between head and vessel, probably for carrying cord.

Height 4.6 cm
Credit Line Gift of Ricardo E. Alegria, Director Museo de Historia y Arte Universidad de Puerto Rico, 1951
Other Number H - Field No SF

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