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Object Number: 61-1-2
Current Location: Mexico and Central America Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Las Remojadas
Provenience: Mexico (Central America)
Veracruz (Mexico)
Culture Area: Central America
Date Made: 500-700 Ad
Early Date: 500
Late Date: 700
Section:American
Materials:Ceramic
Iconography:Standing Male
Height: 44.3
Width: 31.8
Credit Line:Purchased from Julius Carlebach, 1961
Other Number26497 - Other Number

Description

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.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

Bibliography:

[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects. : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 183 Bottom row, leftView Objects cited in this Publication

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