Human figurine

Human figurine

Ceramics- bichrome human figure: white on red ground; molded head band; face design represents body painting or tattooin; large hook nose; slit eyes and mouth; wide-spaced breasts with prominent nipples; hollow/hole at the top of head. Tetrapod stand gives effect of kneeling in profile with knees and toes forming base. Circa 200 B.C. -200 A.D. Late Preclassic Nayarit.
  • Object: Human figurine
  • Artist: -
  • Circa: 200 B.C.- A.D. 300
  • Dimensions: Ht. 8 1/4" width: 5" depth: 2 1/2"
  • Culture Area: Mesoamerica / Ixtlan del Rio
  • Cultural Group: Nayarit
  • Cultural Context: -
  • Donor: Douglas and Mary Hallock
  • Catalog #: 95.081