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Seated male figurine wearing a wide double-strand neckband painted white, wristbands painted red, and circular earflares painted red. Male genitalia are visible underneath the figurine.

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 period, 300–100 B.C.

Object Place

Guanajuato, México

Dimensions

5.4 x 3.17 x 2.54 cm (2 1/8 x 1 1/4 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

1993.771

Medium or Technique

Earthenware: traces of white and red slip paint

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Figurines