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Pre-Columbian Anonymous,
Flattened Male Figure, 100 -500 AD
Earthenware
18 5/8 in. x 8 1/4 in. x 1 1/4 in. (47.31 cm x 20.96 cm x 3.18 cm)


Object Type: Ceramic
Technique: Hand-built
Creation Place: North America, Mexican
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Edward Nagel
Accession Number: 71.1.182


Commentary
Old number: 3384.

Marks
There is a sticker that reads "606".

Medium
Hollow earthenware. This piece is either burnished or has a slip. There is also black paint to the upper arm, chest and face.

Object Description
A Nayarit gingerbread figure of a seated male with enlarged earlobes. There are attached balls of clay to his arms and chest. There is also black paint to the upper arm, chest and face. This is possibly a mourning figure.

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