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Human effigy head

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Hand-modeled, solid figurine head.

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

Mesoamerican, Preclassic period, 1200–100 B.C.

Object Place

West México or Central Highlands(?), México

Dimensions

Overall: 4.2 x 2.9 cm (1 5/8 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1993.774

Medium or Technique

Earthenware

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Figurines