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Slab figurine depicting a standing female. She wears a short cape, long skirt, double-strand necklace, large circular earflares, and a broad rectangular headdress. Traces of white pigment on skirt necklace, earflares and face; traces of red-orange pigment on left side of the cape and headdress.

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

Teotihuacan, Teotihuacán I-II, 1–550

Object Place

Teotihuacán area, Central Highlands, México

Dimensions

Overall: 10.8 x 6.1 x 2 cm (4 1/4 x 2 3/8 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

1993.766

Medium or Technique

Earthenware: traces of white and red-orange pigment

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware