12 November 2004
A CHONTAL STONE HEAD
Late Preclassic, ca. 300-100 B.C.
With narrow, tapering physiognomy demarcated by the large nose, square-shaped mouth and eyes under thick brows; in green and white porphyry.
Height 7 7/8 in. (12 cm.)
Carlo Gay Collection
Miguel Covarrubias Collection
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Carlo and Robin Gay, Chontal, Geneva, 2001, pl. 76.
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