300 BC–AD 300
Ceramic and pigment
Overall: 7.2 x 4.4 cm (2 13/16 x 1 3/4 in.)
Gift of Clara Taplin Rankin 2008.19
Clay figurines were the earliest and most common art form in the ancient Mesoamerican culture region.
Clay figurines were the earliest and most common art form in Mexico and other countries in the ancient Mesoamerican (Middle American) culture region. Made first by hand and later with molds, most figurines belong to the traditions of commoners, such as farmers, rather than those of elites.
The information about this object, including provenance, may not be currently accurate. If you notice a mistake or have additional information about this object, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To request more information about this object, study images, or bibliography, contact the Ingalls Library Reference Desk.
All images and data available through Open Access can be downloaded for free. For images not available through Open Access, a detail image, or any image with a color bar, request a digital file from Image Services.