Possibly Mimbres. <em>Female Figure</em>, 1100-1000 B.C.E. Stone (volcanic tuff), 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)

Female Figure


Medium: Stone (volcanic tuff), pigment

Geograhical Locations:

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)



Accession Number: 03.325.4533

Image: 03.325.4527_.4528_.4529_.4530_.4531_.4532_.4533_.4534.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Carved stone female figurine with an open mouth and closed eyes. Her arms are held along her sides and under her stomach. Her head has a wrapped form suggesting a headdress, and there are bracelet grooves on her lower arms. She is in a kneeling position sitting on her legs, and has a pronounced vulva. 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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