• Culture/People:

    probably West Mexican Tradition (archaeological culture) (attributed)

  • Object name:

    Human figure

  • Date created:

    500 BC-AD 200

  • Place:

    Río Balsas; Michoacán State; Mexico

  • Media/Materials:

    Pottery, paint

  • Techniques:

    Modeled, incised, painted

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Monique Grant; sold to Dr. and Mrs. Arthur M. Sackler at an unknown date (Arthur Sackler, 1913-1987, was a New York City physician, philanthropist, and art collector); donated to MAI by Dr. and Mrs. Sackler in 1966.

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    This item is currently on view at NMAI, DC.

See it in the 1491 section in the "Our Peoples" gallery on the 4th floor

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