INTER-SECTION Volume III - Page 28

| Nienke Verstraaten | is actually inhabiting the headdress. The vessel was facing away from the tomb, towards the east. inside the tomb, at the feet of the internment. This legged with its hands resting on its knees. However, the character is wearing the mask of Cocijo over its is accompanied by four smaller vessels representing the four acompañantes, which are often associated faces to the east, away from the internment. The last vessel to be discussed was positioned in one of tomb’s western wall niches. This particular vessel is stylistically quite different from the other two. Unlike the other two vessels, it is not a it is a cylindrical vessel, which is adorned with a vessels described above. It is the only vessel out of the three that is facing towards the internment, due to the fact that it was positioned behind the skeletal remains in the far west tomb wall. Discussion believed to represent ancestral spirits who impersonate the deity through the wearing of a mask (Marcus 1983; Sellen 2007). This allows them to temporarily attain the deity’s identity and powers. The different positioning of the masks, over the face or in the headdress could related to the different ways in which Cocijo’s presence is invoked. Relating this back to the vessels in tomb 104, several inferences can be made. If we consider that wearing a mask over the face is the ‘true’ form of impersonation, then the two vessels inside the tomb context are both true impersonations of Co ) ݕɥѡéٕͬȁѡȁ̰ѡ)ѥٕͽ䁡ѡͥɕ)ѡͥ́ݕɥѡͬ )́ɕ́ѕٕȁ́%ѡ͔́)ѡͬͥѡɕ͕ )́ɔ՝ѥٔѡ݅эٕȁѡ)٥ՅɅѡȁѡѽȁͽѥ)ѡ 丁5ɍ̤̀х́ѥ)ѡ́ɕ́ݕхѕ́ѡЁЃp)ɕɕ͕ЁѕɅɽ共䁡ɥѠ)ѡȁѽ́ѡɹɅݕɥ)؁Y=0%%$%9QHM Q%=8)ѡȁ́ѡɕϊt5ɍ̰̀(सQѕ́Ё5єݕɔѕ)ɕ٥ͥѕѡ͍́ѡ͕)ɥՅ͕̀5ѽЁसAɡ́ѡ)ٕ͕éͥѥЁѡɅѡѽ݅)Ѽɴ٥ͥѽ́ݼѡĤѡЁ )ɕɕ͕ѕѡѽȁݡ́ѕɕѡ)ѽȤѡЁ éɕ͕ȁɥа݅э)ٕȁѡѽѡɅɕ́ѕɕݥѡ)Ёѡ٥ݡ٥ͥиQ̰ѡٕ͕́ɔ)䁄Ʌ兰ѡɅͽѥ) Ёͼ͕ٔѼѥѡɥՅݕȁ) ѼѡѕЁݡѡ䁅ɔͥՅѕ) ͥɥѡЁѡЁѡɕٕ͕́ɔ)ɥѕݕЃаѡͥ́ɕѕѼѡ)iѕݽɱ٥܁ɵձѕQݕѕɸ)ɕѥ́ɕѕѼѡɕѡ她ո)ɭ̰͕́ͅɕ丁Qѕɸ)ɕѥѡѡȁ́ɕѕѼаѠ)ѡջéɅ̸%ѡȁݽɑ́Ёɕѕ́Ѽѡ)ɕѡ٥ոQɕɔݡ)ѡѡݽɱɕѥ́ݥѠѡ)ݡɔѡ͕ٕ́Ё)ѥ䁅ɅٕɅѥٔѡȁ)ѕɅɹѡaɕѥѣdݡѡ)ѽ݅ɑ́ѡaɕѥdѡɵɔ)QЁ͕́ɥѕЃݕа)ѡЁݡѕ́ѡѽԁݕаѽ݅ɑ)ѡɕɭ́Ѡ ٕ͕䰁ݡ)٥ѡѽݽձаѽ݅ɑ)ѡɕЁQͥ́ѡ)хѡȁѕѡȁݡ)ͥ́ѡ́չ%ɑȁȁɥхѥ)ɔЁ́ɽݡѡɥхѥ)ѕɵQ́Ёͥɕ)ѡ́չѡɥхѥ͍ѡ)ѡѕЁѡ́ѽ]Ё́)Ёѡiѕݽɱ٥܁)%ѡͥѥɥхѥѡٕ͕̰)ЁɕѕѼѡݽɱɕѥ́ɔ)٥) Ցɕɭ)Qѡ́ȁ݅́Ѽٕѥєѡ)ٕ͕́ɕѥѼѡiѕݽɱ٥ܰѡ)Ʌ䰁́ݕ́ͥѥɥхѥ)Ѽɕɕ͕ЁѡЁiѕݽɱ٥܁ѡ