Female Shaman Seated on a Bicephalic Crocodile Bench

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Title

Female Shaman Seated on a Bicephalic Crocodile Bench

Keywords

Sculpture

Date

500 - 800 AD

Context

Period V
Central America, Atlantic Watershed, Costa Rica
El Rio Applique

Medium/Dimensions

Ceramic
8 3/4 x 7 3/4 x 5 1/2 in. (22.2 x 19.7 x 14 cm)

Object Number

1991.004.319

Credit Line

Ex coll. William C. and Carol W. Thibadeau

Exhibits/Publications

Seeing with New Eyes: Pre-Columbian Art from the Thibadeau Collection, Emory University Museum of Art and Archaeology, March 4 - October 13, 1992|
MCCM Permanent Collection Reinstallation, September 2002 - June 2012|
'For I am the Black Jaguar': Shamanic Visionary Experience in Ancient American Art, Michael C. Carlos Museum, September 5, 2012 - January 5, 2013|
MCCM Permanent Collection Reinstallation, February 9, 2013 - February 6, 2017|
Rebecca Stone-Miller, Seeing With New Eyes: Highlights of the Michael C. Carlos Museum Collection of Art of the Ancient Americas (Atlanta: Michael C. Carlos Museum, 2002), 126, figure 263.|
Rebecca Stone-Miller, "Human-Animal Imagery, Shamanic Visions, and Ancient American Aesthetics," RES 45 (2004): 49, figure 2.|
Karen M. O'Day, "A Study of Painted Pottery from Sitio Conte Cemetery, Panama," PhD diss., Emory University, 2002, figure 4.11.|
Rebecca Stone, The Jaguar Within: Shamanic Trance in Ancient Central and South American Art (Austin: University of Texas Press, 2011), 78, figures 4.7 - 4.8.

Rights

© Michael C. Carlos Museum, Emory University. Photo by Michael McKelvey.
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No

Citation

“Female Shaman Seated on a Bicephalic Crocodile Bench,” Michael C. Carlos Museum Collections Online, accessed October 23, 2018, http://carlos.digitalscholarship.emory.edu/items/show/8029.

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