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Human figure in kneeling position with legs folded underneath his/herbody. Arms are bent at elbows and hands are clasped on chest forming a small cylindrical receptical. A similar-sized receptical is found on the top of the figure's head. Figural features are rendered in the typical...

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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

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

Object Place

Guerrero, Mexico


8.3 x 2.8 x 5.4 cm (3 1/4 x 1 1/8 x 2 1/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Stone, with traces of red pigment