With closed eyes in the form of coffee beans, typical of the Santarém culture, this head, which was detached from its body, has several attributes: besides auricular adornments, its hair has been carefully combed and it carries an elaborate headdress made of a nape cover and a wreath adorned with three bathe heads on each side. It has circular holes in the nostrils and ears.


  • Title: Female Anthropomorphic Statuette Head
  • Physical Dimensions: h17 cm
  • Rights: Copyright © 2017 Museu Nacional/UFRJ
  • Setor: Arqueologia Brasileira
  • Sala de Exposição: Horticultores Ceramistas
  • Povo/Cultura: Santarém
  • Local de Coleta/Origem: Pará
  • Data de Origem/Produção: Cerca de 1.000 a 1.400 A.D
  • Area de Conhecimento: Arqueologia

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