Potsherd in the Form of an Animal Head

Unidentified Maya maker

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Pre-Columbian

Red Terracotta

Overall: 2 11/16 × 1 15/16 × 2 11/16 in. (6.9 × 4.9 × 6.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of W. H. Higgins

25.1.4944

Geography/Culture

Central America, Honduras

Object Name

Artifact

Classification

Americas

Not on view

Provenance

Excavated from a mound on the La Estancia Ranch, La Lima (Cuyamel Fruit Company property) near Villanueva, Honduras by William Horan Higgins (1897-1947), East Providence, Rhode Island, in the 1920's; given to present collection, 1925.

Old Number

Red No. 25.5

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