Wari. <em>Figurine</em>, 600-1000 C.E. Turquoise, 1 1/4 x 1/2 x 3/4 in. (3.2 x 1.3 x 1.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Ernest Erickson Foundation, Inc., 86.224.106. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 86.224.106_bw_acetate.jpg)

Figurine

Artist:Wari

Medium: Turquoise

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:600-1000 C.E.

Dimensions: 1 1/4 x 1/2 x 3/4 in. (3.2 x 1.3 x 1.9 cm)

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Accession Number: 86.224.106

Image: 86.224.106_bw_acetate.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Small carved turquoise figurine with head that is proportionately large to the short, stocky body. Figurine wears a square hat. Face is carved naturalistically: eyes are large and slightly bulging; nose is broad and prominent; mouth is narrow. Most of body is covered by a tunic. Hands are carved in relief at sides. Condition: good; part of proper right foot is missing, an old break that has worn smooth.

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