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Ixtlan del Rio style hollow seated female figure carrying a bowl at her right shoulder / Mesoamerican

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Funerary sculpture. Ixtlan del Rio style. Hollow construction. Seated female with bowl at shoulder. Painted articles of adornment include patterned dress and neck decorations. With sculpted earrings, nose ring, and twisted hat. White painted eyes. See 54.4045 for matching male effigy. “Marriage pairs” are common within the Ixtlan del Rio style.

Ixtlan del Rio style indicates the predominant style of ceramics associated with the workshops of the Ixtlan del Rio region of Nayarit, Mexico.

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Title(s): 
Ixtlan del Rio style hollow seated female figure carrying a bowl at her right shoulder
Culture: 
Mesoamerican
Date: 
300 BCE - 300 CE
Period: 
Preclassic
Place: 
Nayarit, México
Materials/Techniques: 
clay, slip, paint
Classification: 
Accession No: 
54.3933
Department: 
Not On View

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