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Link to enlarge Archaeology Plate 107 ©Annie Hunter Travis Doering and Lori Collins
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© 2007 Travis Doering and Lori Collins
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M3D Number:  M3D0177
Origin Site:  Takalik Abaj , Guatemala 
Artifact Identification:  Monument 109 
Artifact Type:  Carved anthropomorphic figure 
Artifact Medium:  Volcanic stone: Andesite (PTNA) 
Location Information:  Department of Retalhuleu, Takalik Abaj, Terrace 2, Structure 74, in Central Group 
Country:  Guatemala 
Chron Era:  Late Preclassic (Orrego Corzo and Schieber de Lavarreda 2001
Inscription:  No 
Notes:  One of a series of four boulder sculptures located near stairway of Structure 74 leading from Terrace 2 to Terrace 3. Monument 113 is on the west, 109 and 100 are at the center, and 107 is on the east. All four represent obese human figures commonly referred to as barrigones. Between Monument 109 and 100 is located Monument 108, also an boulder sculpture representing an altar (""altar incensario""), with a rough carved human face (PNTA) 
Collaborators:  Ministerio de Cultura y Deportes Guatemala/Direccion General del Patrimonio Cultural y Natural-IDAEH/Proyecto Nacional Takalik Abaj  
Acknowledgements:  National Science Foundation Grant (BCS 0911078) 
Credit:  Copyright © 2012 Doering & Collins, Alliance for Integrated Spatial Technologies, University of South Florida.
Prepared for and in Cooperation with:   Schieber de Lavarreda & Orrego, Proyecto Nacional Takalik Abaj, Ministerio de Cultura y Deportes, Direccion General del Patrimonio Cultural y Natural-IDAEH, Guatemala. For publication or other use of original drawings, photos, or scans permission must be requested in writing from the authors at AIST@usf.edu.
 
References & Background:  
Orrego Corzo, M. and C. Schieber de Lavarreda 2001; Schieber de Lavarreda, C. 1998; Schieber de Lavarreda, C. and M. Orrego Corzo 2001; Schieber de Lavarreda, C. and M. Orrego Corzo 2002; Schieber de Lavarreda, C. and M. Orrego Corzo 2010; Vinicio García, E. 1997;
Photograph by AIST
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Prepared for and in collaboration with:
Schieber de Lavarreda & Orrego/Proyecto Nacional Tak'alik Ab'aj/Ministerio de Cultura y Deportes
Dirección General del Patrimonio Cultural y Natural-IDAEH
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