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Pre-Columbian Anonymous,
Seated Male Figure, 300 BCE - 200 BCE
Terracotta
7 in. x 6 in. x 4 1/4 in. (17.78 cm x 15.24 cm x 10.8 cm)


Object Type: Ceramic
Technique: Hand-built
Creation Place: North America, Mexican
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Edward Nagel
Accession Number: 86.12.11


Commentary
Old number: H2728A.

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Tag with figure that reads: "H2728A" and a label with the same number on the figure's backside.

Medium
Hand-built or cast terracotta figure, with orange, red and black paint.

Object Description
Pre-conquest Mexican terracotta seated male figure from Colima. The figure wears a coiled headdress, necklace, armbands, and a loin cloth decorated with incised geometric patterning. He was painted in orange, red, and black paints, but the decoration is mostly worn off. There is a long strip of clay down her back, probably signifying hair.

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