Posted 22 August, 2013 by MCD in Heritage

Handle censer

Theft Report.



Date of Theft: 12 April 2005.

Place of Theft: Archaeological Site Old Resume, Municipality of San Martin Jilotepeque, Chimaltenango Department, Guatemala.

Object Type: Handle censer.

Matterthe: Ceramics.

Technique: Modeling-Molded.

Dimensions: Width 30.0 inches.

Title: Handle censer.

Period: Postclassic (900-1524 d.C.)

Author: Cultura Maya

DESCRIPTION: Mango naranja tubular, censer. At the distal end has a head applied molded anthropomorphic, with eyes and mouth open, pronounced deformed nose, applied circular ear, from the top of the head (that is tilted almost horizontally), an extension part which connects with the handle means being a handle. Censer only small parts that retain groove decoration preserved. It has rattle. Regular restado conservation with missing.

Registry of Cultural Property. / General Cultural and Natural Heritage. Ministry of Culture and Sports. Registration No.


Theft Report No. 60

Register of Cultural Property, Unit Prevention of Illicit Traffic of Cultural Heritage.



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