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Standing Figure

Arts of the Americas

MEDIUM Stone, pigment
DATES 1100-1000 B.C.E.
DIMENSIONS 3 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 1 in. (8.9 x 3.8 x 2.5 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Museum Expedition 1903, Museum Collection Fund
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CAPTION Possibly Mimbres. Standing Figure, 1100-1000 B.C.E. Stone, pigment, 3 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 1 in. (8.9 x 3.8 x 2.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1903, Museum Collection Fund, 03.325.4528. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 03.325.4527_03.325.4528_03.325.4529_03.325.4530_03.325.4531_SL3.jpg)
IMAGE group, 03.325.4527_03.325.4528_03.325.4529_03.325.4530_03.325.4531_SL3.jpg.
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION The figure is the one fifth from the left (in front). This figure has an open mouth with closed eyes. One of the arms is held across the stomach. The head has a wrapped form edge as if wearing a headdress. Remnants of pigment are under the chin and along the side. See also 03.325.4527- 34.These figures were all found together inside a painted pot. They were purchased from the German trader, Cronmeyer. Remnants of pigment are under the chin and along the sides.
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