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Object Number: 63-18-1
Current Location: Mexico and Central America Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Olmec
Provenience: Mexico (Central America)
Gulf Coast
Culture Area: Central America
Date Made: c. 400 BC
Early Date: -420
Late Date: -380
Section:American
Materials:Jadeite (uncertain)
Iconography:Human
Height: 14.7
Width: 7
Credit Line:Purchased from Teochita Inc., 1963

Description

Dark green with light green splotches; polished; large elongated head with holes in nostrils and ear lobes; nude; figure standing with legs apart and arms bent up.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Mayan Gallery (1954 - 2001)View Objects in Exhibition
Mesoamerican Gallery (23 Mar 2001)View Objects in Exhibition

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