Human figure

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Culture/People
probably Epi-Olmec (archaeological culture) (attributed)
Previous owner
Charles T. Steigerwalt, Non-Indian, 1858-1912
Auction venue
Stanley V. Henkels & Company (Stan. V. Henkels & Company)
Object Name
Human figure
Media/Materials
Jadeite
Techniques
Carved, polished
Dimensions
14.5 x 6 x 4 cm
Object Type
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place
Guerrero State; Mexico
Date created
300 BC-AD 250
Collection History
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Charles T. Steigerwalt (1858-1912, a collector of coins and antiques from Lancaster, Pennsylvania); purchased by MAI at an auction of Charles Steigerwalt's collection held by the Stanley V. Henkels & Company of Philadelphia in 1917.
Catalog Number
6/6399
Barcode
066399.000
See related items
Epi-Olmec (archaeological culture)
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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