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Seated Figure

Arts of the Americas

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CULTURE Jama Coaque
MEDIUM Ceramic, pigments
DATES 500 B.C.E.-C.E.500
PERIOD Regional Developmental Period
DIMENSIONS Height: 14 3/4 in.
COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CREDIT LINE Gift of Egizia Modiano
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Seated figure with legs crossed in front and a hand resting on his knee and ankle of the left leg. The figure is dressed in a colorful tunic and elaborate headdress, and wears a large pectoral, bracelets, and nose and ear ornaments. There are traces of post-firing red and yellow paint over the entire piece. Holes for firing are visible at the back of the head, neck and bottom of the figure.
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