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Pre-Columbian Anonymous,
Colima Flattened Male Figure, 300 BCE - 200 BCE
Terracotta
8 1/4 in. x 4 1/8 in. x 1 1/8 in. (20.96 cm x 10.48 cm x 2.86 cm)


Object Type: Ceramic
Technique: Hand-built
Creation Place: North America, Mexican
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Edward Nagel
Accession Number: 86.12.3


Commentary
Old number: HP14-11.

Marks
No marks aside from old accession label.

Medium
Cast or hand-built terracotta figure with a gray-orange slip.

Object Description
Flattened male gingerbread figure of terracotta from Colima. The figure has single armbands, a necklace of three pieces, and a twisted turban headdress. He has a stripe of clay down his back, probably signifying hair, and pointed buttocks. The figure is covered with a gray-orange slip.

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