Apr 12, 2011
Apr 12, 2011
Apr 12, 2011
Apr 12, 2011

Architectural Model

Architectural Model

100 BC-AD 300


Overall: 7.3 x 4.7 x 3.4 cm (2 7/8 x 1 7/8 x 1 5/16 in.)

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James C. Gruener 1990.186


Did you know?

The Mezcala style is only identified in stone sculpture.


The Mezcala style takes its name from a river in its homeland, the Guerrero region of western Mexico. The style is known for small-scale stone sculptures including architectural “models” characterized by sleek abstraction. Because comparisons to actual architecture in the Mezcala region are scarce, it is not known whether the models refer to temples, houses, or underground funerary structures.

See also
AA - Mesoamerica
Art of the Americas
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