Arts of the Americas
Stone (volcanic tuff), pigment
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
Carved stone female figurine with an open mouth and closed eyes. Her arms are held along her sides and under her stomach. Her head has a wrapped form suggesting a headdress, and there are bracelet grooves on her lower arms. She is in a kneeling position sitting on her legs, and has a pronounced vulva.
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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Possibly Mimbres. Female Figure, 1100-1000 B.C.E. Stone (volcanic tuff), 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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