Anthropomorphic sculptures

Left:
Anthropomorphic sculpture
Teotihuacan, Citadel
500 A.D.
Greenstone, 77,5 x 20 cm
Slots are found all over the body of the figure, probably for inserting stones or shells

Right:
Anthropomorphic figure with hollow in the chest
Teotihuacan
Classical period, Miccaotli Phase, late Tlamimilolpa Phase, 150 - 350 A.D.
Serpentine, 25,4 x 9,8 x 5,7 cm
Museo Nacional de Antropología, Mexico-City
(Collection Miguel Covarrubias)
This sculpture was owned by Miguel Covarrubias (1904 - 1957), a renowned Mexican artist and cartoonist, as well as collector and connoisseur of prehispanic art.

 

© Photo: Haupt & Binder

Teotihuacan Exhibition

Touring exhibition, started in 2009. Extensive photo tour through the presentation in Berlin, 1 July - 10 October 2010.


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