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Double figure effigy

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Mold-made, solid figurine depicting two conjoined figures. The figure on the left wears a V-shaped neck ornament and large circular ear ornaments. The figure on the right has a zoomorphic face with protruding nose and jaw, and wears a headdress composed of a two-part vertical protuberance at...

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Provenance

Margret Craver Withers collection (acquired in Mexico and Guatemala) by 1972; to MFA, November 1993, gift of Margret Craver Withers.

Credit Line

Gift of Margret Craver Withers

Toltec or Aztec, Postclassic period, A.D. 1200–1521

Object Place

Central Highlands, México

Dimensions

Overall: 8.8 x 7.2 x 3.6 cm (3 7/16 x 2 13/16 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

1993.752

Medium or Technique

Earthenware: white pigment

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Figurines