From: Colombia | Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 2017-23-73
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Tairona
Provenience Colombia | Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta
Culture Area Circum-Caribbean
Date Made 1000-1550
Section American
Materials Clay

Crude human form of grey ceramic, decorated with horizontal incised lines and punctate design. Elaborate garments, lines and circle motifs, elaborate headdress. Detailed face including what appears to be beard.

Height 5.2 cm
Width 3.9 cm
Depth 2.4 cm
Credit Line Gift of Lewis Heafitz and the Heafitz family, 2017

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