Molded earthenware with pigment
Overall: 6.2 x 6.7 x 2.2 cm (2 7/16 x 2 5/8 x 7/8 in.)
The Norweb Collection 1951.162
Showy rows of sculpted feathers may represent those of the shimmering green quetzal bird.
The use of press molds at Teotihuacan permitted mass production of elaborately costumed human figurines. Lavishly ornamented headdresses are also worn by figures depicted on Teotihuacan's fresco-painted walls.
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