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Human head fragment

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Human male head with goatee. Fragment of a larger object, perhaps a figurine or effigy vessel.

Provenance

Collected between 1974 and 1981 by John Fulling, Art Collectors of November, Inc., Florida (and known as the "November Collection"); to Landon T. Clay, Boston, Massachusetts, in 1987; to MFA, December 1988, gift of Landon T. Clay.

Credit Line

Gift of Landon T. Clay

Maya (?), Late Classic Period, A.D. 650–900

Object Place

Guatemala or Mexico (?)

Dimensions

6.2 x 6 x 7.2 cm (2 7/16 x 2 3/8 x 2 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

1988.1211

Medium or Technique

Earthenware: white slip paint

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware