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Standing Figure

Arts of the Americas

On View: Arts of the Americas Galleries, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Stone, pigment
DATES 1100-1000 B.C.E.
DIMENSIONS 2 1/2 x 3/4 x 1/2 in. (6.4 x 1.9 x 1.3 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Arts of the Americas Galleries, 5th Floor
CREDIT LINE Museum Expedition 1903, Museum Collection Fund
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CAPTION Mimbres (Native American). Standing Figure, 1100-1000 B.C.E. Stone, pigment, 2 1/2 x 3/4 x 1/2 in. (6.4 x 1.9 x 1.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1903, Museum Collection Fund, 03.325.4532. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE group, 03.325.4527_.4528_.4529_.4530_.4531_.4532_.4533_.4534.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION The figure is the third from the left (in front). No face can be determined on this highly abstracted figure. It is perched on a small pplatform. Grooves run down the front as if to indicate limbs. See also 03.325.4527- 34. These figures were all found together inside a painted pot. They were purchased from the German trader, Cronmeyer.
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