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Female 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 1/4 x 1 x 1/2 in. (5.7 x 2.5 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 Possibly Mimbres. 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)
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 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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