logo
OPEN TODAY 10 AM – 5 PM

Figurine

Image is Not Available
Object Number:60-14-76
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mexico (Central America)
Veracruz (Mexico)
Cerro de las Mesas
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Ceramic
Iconography:Head
Height: 16.2 cm
Width: 13.3 cm
Thickness: 1.2 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1960

Description

broken in three pieces and glued together, paste gritty,possibly shell tempered, headdress, eyes painted black, free modeled or mold made, head hollow, rear portiion missing, wears black rimmed :cap" with two projections, fragmentary at either side, features modeled and detailed, eyes deep mwide grooves with eyeballs in relief, mouth open with protruding lips and teeth, tattooing? or linear patterns made by shallow grooves on forehead, nose and cheeks, Drucker's Type X

You may also be interested in these objects:


Report problems and issues to digitalmedia@pennmuseum.org.