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Discipline:
Anthropology  Search this
Region:
Central America  Search this
Material:
Ceramic, Paint
Culture:
Chiriqui  Search this
Object Type:
Education and Outreach collections
Collecting Locality:
North America, Panama, Chiriqui Province
Description:
This object is part of the Education and Outreach collection, some of which are in the Q?rius science education center and available to see.
Geologic Age:
Chiriqui
Notes:
Animal shaped ceramic effigy vessel with a cream colored slip. Overall measurements are approximately 53 cm in circumference at its widest point and 9 cm high. A head and tail project from opposite sides with a rounded bottom supported by four legs. The top of the "shell" is hollow, surrounded by black and red painted geometric designs. The head, tail, and legs are also decorated. Possibly an armadillo Chiriqui Phase vessel.
Number of objects in this record:
1
Record Last Modified:
14 Jan 2020
Topic:
Education & Outreach  Search this
USNM Number:
EO2688-DSP
See more items in:
Q?rius, The Coralyn W. Whitney Science Education Center
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnheducation_10000693