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Ixtlan del Rio style hollow male ceramic funerary effigy / Mesoamerican; West Mexican

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Funerary sculpture. Ixtlan del Rio style. Hollow construction. Seated male with tunic and hat. Painted articles of adornment include tunic, wrist bands, arm bands, hat, and neck decorations. Remnants of black pigment over entire surface. Painted eyes. Perforations at ears (.12” diameter). See 54.3892 for matching female effigy. “Marriage Pairs” are common within the Ixtlan del Rio style.

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Title(s): 
Ixtlan del Rio style hollow male ceramic funerary effigy
Culture: 
Mesoamerican; West Mexican
Date: 
300 BCE - 300 CE
Period: 
Late Preclassic
Place: 
Nayarit, México
Materials/Techniques: 
clay, slip, paint
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
54.4121
Department: 
Not On View

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