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.
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.