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Greenstone, 77,5 x 20 cm
Slots are found all over the body of the figure, probably for inserting stones or shells
Anthropomorphic figure with hollow in the chest
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
Touring exhibition, started in 2009. Extensive photo tour through the presentation in Berlin, 1 July - 10 October 2010.
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