21 November 2006
EL ARENAL STYLE, PROTOCLASSIC, ca. 100 B.C. - 250 A.D.
each standing on arched feet, arms to the sides, hunched shoulders marked with scarification, chin jutting forward, lips parted as if in speech, solely adorned with jewelry and painted in reddish brown with decorative details in cream.
Heights 17 1/2 in. and 17 1/8 in. (44.5 cm and 43.8 cm.) (2)
Acquired in the early 1980s
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Cf. Townsend, no. 150, for the female figure
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