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Abstract human effigy

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Abstract rendering of a standing human effigy figure, carved from a celt form. The figure's arms fall stiffly at his/her side.

Provenance

With Teochita, Inc., New York, by 1974; to Landon T. Clay, Boston, Massachusetts, in 1974; to MFA, December 1974, gift of Landon T. Clay.

Credit Line

Gift of Landon T. Clay

Mezcala, Late Formative to Early Classic periods, 300 B.C.–A.D. 300

Object Place

Guerrero, Mexico

Dimensions

8 x 4 x 1.3 cm (3 1/8 x 1 9/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1974.599

Medium or Technique

Diorite

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Figurines