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Kneeling human effigy

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Figurine representing a kneeling human figure with arms bent and hands clasped on chest. Figure wears a wide necklace-like collar and a tiered headdress.

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

Mezcala, Late Formative to Early Classic periods, 300 B.C.–A.D. 300

Object Place

Guerrero, México

Dimensions

Overall: 10.6 x 2.9 x 4.8 cm (4 3/16 x 1 1/8 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1993.815

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Figurines