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Human effigy head

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Highly eroded head broken from a figurine. Paste is fine-grained and soft.

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

México (undetermined), Late Preclassic to Classic periods, 200 B.C.–A.D. 700

Object Place

México

Dimensions

Overall: 6.1 x 3.5 x 2.6 cm (2 3/8 x 1 3/8 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

1993.777

Medium or Technique

Earthenware

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Figurines