LATE PRECLASSIC, CA. 300 - 100 B.C.
CHUPICUARO FEMALE FIGURE
LATE PRECLASSIC, ca. 300 - 100 B.C.
standing on tapering legs with slender arms placed on the chest, the large head with open mouth showing teeth, diamond-shaped, recessed eyes, a stepped pattern decorating the facial plane, and the ears pierced for ornaments, painted overall in tan and reddish brown.
Height 16 1/2 in. (41.9 cm.)
Acquired in 1953