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Seated human effigy

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Hand-modeled figurine depicting a seated human figure. The nude body has no features indicating sex.

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

West México, Preclassic period, 400–100 B.C.

Object Place

West México

Dimensions

Overall: 8.3 x 3.8 x 5.8 cm (3 1/4 x 1 1/2 x 2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1993.770

Medium or Technique

Earthenware

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Figurines