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Pre-Columbian Anonymous,
Funerary Figure, n. d.
Terracotta
6 5/16 in. x 3 1/8 in. x 1 1/2 in. (16.03 cm x 7.94 cm x 3.81 cm)


Object Type: Ceramic
Technique: Molded
Creation Place: North America, Mexican
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Edward Nagel
Accession Number: 71.1.194


Commentary
This piece has no identifying number; it is temporarily identified by it's location. It could be Nagel #H3060.

Marks
No marks.

Medium
Made of very fine terracotta; it is difficult to tell if it was painted at origination. It may be covered with a gray paint.

Object Description
A flattened figure, crudely formed out of fine terracotta. It has been broken off below the waist and is missing its left arm. There are larger features on this figure compared to other similar items in the collection, and the earrings and necklace are three-dimensional additions.

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