From: Mexico (Central America) | Veracruz (Mexico) | Cerro de las Mesas

Curatorial Section: American

Object Number 60-14-76
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Mexico (Central America) | Veracruz (Mexico) | Cerro de las Mesas
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Ceramic
Iconography Head

broken in three pieces and glued together, paste gritty,possibly shell tempered, headdress, eyes painted black, free modeled or mold made, head hollow, rear portiion missing, wears black rimmed :cap" with two projections, fragmentary at either side, features modeled and detailed, eyes deep mwide grooves with eyeballs in relief, mouth open with protruding lips and teeth, tattooing? or linear patterns made by shallow grooves on forehead, nose and cheeks, Drucker's Type X

Height 16.2 cm
Width 13.3 cm
Thickness 1.2 cm
Credit Line Cerro de las Mesas Expedition, F.G. Rainey and M.W. Stirling, 1960

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