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Unfired Doll?

Arts of the Americas

On View: Arts of the Americas Galleries, 5th Floor
DATES 500-750,C.E, Basketmaker III
DIMENSIONS 2 1/2 x 1 x 3/8 in  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Arts of the Americas Galleries, 5th Floor
CREDIT LINE Gift of A. Augustus Healy and George Foster Peabody
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CAPTION Ancient Pueblo (Anasazi) (Native American). Unfired Doll?, 500-750,C.E, Basketmaker III. Clay, 2 1/2 x 1 x 3/8 in. Brooklyn Museum, Gift of A. Augustus Healy and George Foster Peabody, 03.325.10722. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, overall, CUR.03.325.10722.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2011
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION This flat, tan, oval piece of clay appears to be a female with two circular projections, possibly breasts with nipples indicated as punched holes on either side of torso . There is one small projection as if a nose ona 'face'. This is rimmed by 3 rows of punched holes as if a necklace. The back is flat.
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Unfired Doll?