Potsherd in the Form on an Animal

Unidentified Maya maker



Tan terracotta

Overall: 2 3/8 × 1 7/8 × 1 3/8 in. (6.1 × 4.7 × 3.5 cm)

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



Place Made: Villanueva, Ulúa River Valley, Honduras, Central America

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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.

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