Female Figurine

Female Figurine

c. 1500–500 BC

Earthenware with pigment

Overall: 9.8 x 3.8 x 2.2 cm (3 7/8 x 1 1/2 x 7/8 in.)

John L. Severance Fund 1993.203


This delicately beautiful figurine portrays an adolescent girl wearing only boots, a belt, jewelry, and cinnabar paint. The sensitive modeling of the face and body is enhanced by the meticulous detailing of applied elements such as the coiffure and belt.

See also
AA - Mesoamerica
Art of the Americas
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