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Female effigy

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Hand-modeled standing nude female figure. Body adornment includes a wide necklace and a 3-strand headband. Traces of white slip on the necklace and eyes. Traces of red pigment on her right earflare.

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

Chupícuaro, Late Preclassic, 300–100 B.C.

Object Place

Mexico (Western)

Dimensions

Overall: 9.7 x 5.5 cm (3 13/16 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

1993.760

Medium or Technique

Earthenware: traces of white and red slip

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Figurines