600 BC-AD 250
Overall: 7.6 x 3 cm (3 x 1 3/16 in.)
In memory of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Humphreys, gift of their daughter Helen 1951.104
Clay figurines, mainly nude females, were the most common art form of early villages throughout Mesoamerica.
Clay figurines, mainly nude females, were the most common art form of early villages throughout Mesoamerica. The meanings of these sweet, small, intimate works are not known, but they are found both in human burials and in household rubbish, suggesting varied uses.
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