Nasca. <em>Figurine</em>, 300-700 C.E. Ivory, shell, stone, resin, pigment, turquoise, 3 x 1 1/8 x 3/4 in. (7.6 x 2.9 x 1.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Ernest Erickson Foundation, Inc., 86.224.196. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 86.224.196.jpg)



Medium: Ivory, shell, stone, resin, pigment, turquoise

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:300-700 C.E.

Dimensions: 3 x 1 1/8 x 3/4 in. (7.6 x 2.9 x 1.9 cm)



Accession Number: 86.224.196

Image: 86.224.196.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Ivory female figurine, nude with heavy thighs and buttocks. Originally a headdress and locks of hair were represented by inlays, and a bracelet is still inlaid with stone and shell on each arm. Lacks breasts; arms are held at sides, with hands attached to outer thighs. One of a pair. Male companion piece is 86.224.195. CONDITION: See original Registrar's records (1965) and subsequent conservation reports. Most inlay from the headdress and hair missing.

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