Mexico (Central America)
Erect male figure with out-stretched arms wearing an animal head headdress and skin shirt; cup-like ear decorations, armlets, anklets, necklace and a belt tied around waist in the form of a bow. Traces of black paint on anklets and headdress. Lower jaw of headdress, right thumb and left fingers of man are missing; tail of animal costume forms a third leg to support the figure.
Purchased from Julius Carlebach
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Mayan Gallery (1954 - 2001)
Mesoamerican Gallery (23 Mar 2001)
[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects. : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 183 Bottom row, left
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