Human effigy

Mezcala
Late Formative period
300 B.C.–A.D. 300


Object Place: Guerrero, México

Dimensions

12.3 x 8.2 x 5.3 cm (4 13/16 x 3 1/4 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

1993.819

Medium or Technique

Mottled brown dioritic stone

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Figurines

Seated figure, perhaps male, carved from a stone cobble. The natural form of the rock guided the sculptured form of the figure.

Provenance

Margret Craver Withers collection (acquired in Mexico and Guatemala) by 1972; to MFA, November 1993, gift of Margret Craver Withers.

Credit Line

Gift of Margret Craver Withers