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Temple effigy

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Building or temple effigy with two columns, double-banded upper facade with roof comb, and 4-step central stairway as the structure's base. The surface of the stone is well-smoothed.

Provenance

With Teochita, Inc., New York, by 1974; to MFA, June 1974, purchase.

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

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

Object Place

Guerrero, Mexico

Dimensions

14.3 x 10.7 x 5.2 cm (5 5/8 x 4 3/16 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

1974.314

Medium or Technique

Metadiorite

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ritual Objects