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Seated female effigy

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Seated female effigy holding a striped bowl in front of her abdomen. She wears a simple wrap skirt decorated with 3/4 circles rendered in cream slip paint. A wide band comprises her head wrap, and her jewelry includes a wide nose ring, multiple rings in her ears, and multiple strands of tiny...

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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

Nayarit, Late Preclassic period, 300 B.C.–A.D. 200

Object Place

Nayarit, México


20.32 x 13.97 x 8.25 cm (8 x 5 1/2 x 3 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Earthenware: red and cream slip paint




Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware