Serpent Head from Copan

Unidentified Maya maker

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8th century

Stone with traces of pigment

Overall: 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Evelyn A. and William B. Jaffe Fund

S.967.117

Geography/Culture

Central America, Honduras

Period

500-1000

Object Name

Figure

Classification

Americas

Not on view

Exhibition History

Pre-Columbian Art, Barrows Window, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 18-May 15, 1977.

Barrows Print Room, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 5-24, 1974.

Provenance

Frank Caro (1904-1980) Chinese Art, New York, New York; sold to present collection, 1967.

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