Jul 19, 2010
Jul 19, 2010
Jul 19, 2010
Jul 19, 2010

Urn Figure Head Fragment

Urn Figure Head Fragment

c. 200–500

Earthenware

Overall: 17.2 x 22.5 x 13.7 cm (6 3/4 x 8 7/8 x 5 3/8 in.)

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James C. Gruener 1990.275

Description

The face of this fragmentary urn figure is modeled with exceptional sensitivity. The downward gaze of the drilled pupils imparts a sense of quiet alertness.

See also
Collection: 
AA - Mesoamerica
Department: 
Art of the Americas
Type of artwork: 
Sculpture
Medium: 
Earthenware

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