Maya. <em>Figurine of a Warrior</em>, 600-900. Ceramic, pigment, 7 x 2 1/8 x 1 1/2 in. (17.8 x 5.4 x 3.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift in memory of Frederic Zeller, 2009.2.15. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 2009.2.15_front_PS9.jpg)

Figurine of a Warrior

Artist:Maya

Medium: Ceramic, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:600-900

Dimensions: 7 x 2 1/8 x 1 1/2 in. (17.8 x 5.4 x 3.8 cm)

Collections:

Museum Location: American Art Galleries, 5th Floor, The Americas’ First Peoples, 4000 B.C.E.–1521 C.E.

Exhibitions:

Accession Number: 2009.2.15

Image: 2009.2.15_front_PS9.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Solid figurine (Jaina style) of a standing warrior with arms crossed in front and wearing an elaborate headdress that includes a helmet coming down the sides of the face; a large, shell pectoral; and a belt and apron. There is red pigment on the face and torso, and blue pigment on the headdress, belt and apron. Condition: Lower legs, part of pectoral, and parts of the headdress are broken and missing; some loss of pigment.

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