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Human effigy fragment

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Right hand from a large human effigy figure. The hand originally grasped a baton or fan-like object. Attachment areas are located at the bottom of the hand and at the back of the thumb.

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 or Veracruz, Classic period, A.D. 200–900

Object Place

Central Highlands or Veracruz Coast, México

Dimensions

Overall: 6.6 x 4.5 x 5.1 cm (2 5/8 x 1 3/4 x 2 in.)

Accession Number

1993.798

Medium or Technique

Earthenware

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Figurines