Female Seated Figure

Jalisco

Mexican

Female Seated Figure, 100 BCE - 250 CE

  • On View

Earthenware

Dimensions: 13 13/16 × 9 1/4 in. (35.1 × 23.5 cm)

Gift of Robert Drapkin, 2006.94.1

Typical of Nayarit and Jalisco style, these figures are depicted in rigid poses with elongated faces and intense expressions. They wear little or no clothing but are adorned with accessories like armbands or painted designs that indicate tattoos or scarification.

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