Female figure

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Culture/People
probably Maya (archaeological culture) (attributed)
Seller
Susan Polk Jones (Susan Rayner Polk/Mrs. Joseph L. Jones), Non-Indian, 1842-1921
Previous owner
Susan Polk Jones (Susan Rayner Polk/Mrs. Joseph L. Jones), Non-Indian, 1842-1921
Dr. Joseph L. Jones, Non-Indian, 1833-1896
Possible owner
Dr. R. Fitzgaertner, Non-Indian
Object Name
Female figure
Media/Materials
Pottery
Techniques
Modeled
Dimensions
9.5 x 19.7 x 6.4 cm
Object Type
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place
Burial mound near San Pedro and near junction of Choloma and Ulua rivers; Choloma; Choloma Municipality; Cortés Department; Honduras
Date created
AD 900–1550 (Post-Classic period)
Collection History
Collection history unknown; exhibited in the Honduras section of the world's fair held in New Orleans, 1884-1886; acquired by Dr. Joseph L. Jones (1833-1896, New Orleans, Louisiana) at the fairs' conclusion from Dr. R. Fitzgaertner (commissioner of the Republic of Honduras exhibits); purchased by George Heye from Dr. Jones's widow, Susan Polk Jones (1842-1921), in 1906.
Catalog Number
7595
Barcode
007595.000
See related items
Maya (archaeological culture)
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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