Possibly Mimbres. <em>Female Figure</em>, 1100–1000 B.C.E. Stone (volcanic tuff), pigment, 3 3/4 x 1 1/4 x 3/4 in.  (9.6 x 3.2 x 1.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1903, Museum Collection Fund, 03.325.4534. 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: 3 3/4 x 1 1/4 x 3/4 in. (9.6 x 3.2 x 1.9 cm)



Accession Number: 03.325.4534

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

Catalogue Description:
Carved stone figurine with an open mouth and closed eyes. Her arms are held across her chest and her legs are bent in front. The vagina is pronounced and a round form is emerging from it. The Hopi call this figure tikuywuuti or "child sticking out." The is residue of red and yellow ocher, and blue and black pigment. 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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