Incensario Lid

Incense Burner Lid

Object Number:2019-11-7.2
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Teotihuacan (Culture)
Provenience: Mexico (Central America)
Culture Area: Central American
Period: Teotihuacan V
Date Made: 200-500 CE
Early Date: 200
Late Date: 500
Height: 41.7 cm
Width: 25 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Vaillant Family in memory of George C. Vaillant, 2019
Other Number:L-144-9b - Old Loan Number
T20 / 16 - Collector Number


Red ware. In two parts. Relativly inaccurated restoration. Lower part (A): shallow flaring bowl with offset flaring annular base; 3 rosettes around "waist". Upper part (B): short truncated cone set with rosettes on front half; surmounted by human head with enormous headdress of rosettes and birds' heads.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Mayan Gallery (1954 - 2001) View Objects in Exhibition
Mesoamerican Gallery (23 Mar 2001 - 2018) View Objects in Exhibition
Mexico and Central American Gallery (16 Nov 2019) View Objects in Exhibition


[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects.. London. Dorling Kindersley Limited. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 107 Top row, third from leftView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Danien, Elin. 2002. Guide to the Mesoamerican Gallery at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 70, pl. 68View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Collection] 1965. Guide to the Collections, The University Museum.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. pg. 1-167 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 88View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Mason, John A. 1943. "The Valley of Mexico: American Collections: The Ancient Civilizations of Middle America". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 10. no. 1-2. pg. 9-26 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 19, fig. 11View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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