Arts of the Americas
Middle Horizon Period
1 5/8 x 1/2 x 1 1/8 in. (4.1 x 1.3 x 2.9 cm) (show scale)
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Wari. Figurine, 700-1000. Turquoise, 1 5/8 x 1/2 x 1 1/8 in. (4.1 x 1.3 x 2.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Ernest Erickson Foundation, Inc., 86.224.29. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 86.224.29_bw.jpg)
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Turquoise figurine of a standing human with large eyes, a prominent nose, and hands at sides. Wears a hat shaped like a pillbox with flaps hanging at the sides. An incised line on his chest indicates a mantle or collar worn over his tunic. A flange carved in the back with five suspension holes through it.
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