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Human effigy figure

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Abstract rendering of a standing human effigy figure carved from a celt form. Figure may represent a female with hands meeting atop her abdomen.

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

11.1 x 5.1 x 3.2 cm (4 3/8 x 2 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1974.602

Medium or Technique

Greenish black diorite

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Figurines