Burial Urn with Male Effigy Figure
Arts of the Americas
Ceramic, pigment, slip
A: 15 3/8 x 7 3/8 in. (39 x 18.7 cm) (show scale)
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Frank L. Babbott Fund
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Moskito style. Burial Urn with Male Effigy Figure, 1000-1500 C.E. Ceramic, pigment, slip, A: 15 3/8 x 7 3/8 in. (39 x 18.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Frank L. Babbott Fund, 49.191.2a. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 49.191.2a-b_acetate_bw.jpg)
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Nude male figure with left hand resting on left knee (the right hand is missing) seated on top of the half-domed lid (b) of a cylindrical funerary urn (a). The figure is wearing ear ornaments. Cylindrical burial urns with rounded bases and an effigy figurethe bones of a secondary burial were found in a mound-covered stone tomb in an ancient cemetery near Ocuña, in the Magdalena Valley of Colombia.
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