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Ixtlan del Rio style hollow male ceramic effigy

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Funerary sculpture. Ixtlan del Rio style. Hollow construction. Seated male with hat. Raised symbol of status in hand. Remnants of black pigment over entire surface. Painted eyes. Sculpted teeth, earrings, and nose ring. See 54.4068 for matching female 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 male ceramic effigy
Culture: 
Mesoamerican; West Mexican
Date: 
300 BCE - 300 CE
Period: 
Preclassic
Place: 
Nayarit, México
Materials/Techniques: 
clay, slip, paint
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
54.4069
Department: 
Not On View

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