Arts of the Americas
On View: Arts of the Americas Galleries, 5th Floor
2 1/4 x 1 x 1/2 in. (5.7 x 2.5 x 1.3 cm) (show scale)
Museum Expedition 1903, Museum Collection Fund
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Possibly Mimbres (Native American). Female Figure, 1100-1000 B.C.E. Stone, pigment, 2 1/4 x 1 x 1/2 in. (5.7 x 2.5 x 1.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1903, Museum Collection Fund, 03.325.4533. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 03.325.4527_.4528_.4529_.4530_.4531_.4532_.4533_.4534.jpg)
group, 03.325.4527_.4528_.4529_.4530_.4531_.4532_.4533_.4534.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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The figure is on the left (in front). This female figure has an open mouth with closed eyes. Her arms are held along her sides and under her stomach. Her head has a wrapped form as if wearing a headdress. She is in a kneeling position sitting down on her legs. 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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