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Seated Figure

Arts of the Americas

MEDIUM Stone (volcanic tuff), pigment
DATES 1100–1000 B.C.E.
DIMENSIONS 3 1/4 x 1 1/4 x 1 in. (8.3 x 3.2 x 2.5 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
CREDIT LINE Museum Expedition 1903, Museum Collection Fund
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Carved stone figurine with an open mouth and closed eyes. Both of his arms are held across the stomach, and the legs are bent in front of the body as if the figure is sitting. The head is undecorated. There is residue of red and yellow ocher and black pigment. There may be a slight groove between the legs suggesting a vulva. See also 03.325.4527- 34. These figures were all found together inside a painted pot. They were purchased from the German trader, Cronmeyer.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CAPTION Mimbres. Seated Figure, 1100–1000 B.C.E. Stone (volcanic tuff), pigment, 3 1/4 x 1 1/4 x 1 in. (8.3 x 3.2 x 2.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1903, Museum Collection Fund, 03.325.4529. 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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