Valdivia. <em>Female Figurine</em>, 2600–1500 B.C.E. Ceramic, 3 1/2 x 15/16 x 3/4 in. (8.9 x 2.4 x 1.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Egizia Modiano, 76.166.42. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 76.166.42_PS2.jpg)

Female Figurine


Medium: Ceramic

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:2600–1500 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 3 1/2 x 15/16 x 3/4 in. (8.9 x 2.4 x 1.9 cm)



Accession Number: 76.166.42

Image: 76.166.42_PS2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Small ceramic figurine representing a woman with a large headdress and incised facial features. The lines of the buttocks are incised and the breasts are prominent. The legs are articulated and the arms are slightly raised and meet at the stomach. CONDITION: good; the legs have been repaired at the hip line.

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