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Seated Female Figure

Date: 300 BCE - 300 CE
Dimensions:
Overall: 49.5 x 25 x 24.2 cm (19 1/2 x 9 13/16 x 9 1/2 in.)
Medium: Earthenware, white slip, red pigment, black pigment, and hand-built.
Credit Line: Gift of George and Helen Gardiner
Origin:Mexico, Jalisco, San Juaniton
Object number: G83.1.58
DescriptionJalisco seated female figure, Late Formative period, with short arms held slightly away from the sides of her body, open palms, closely-set pellet eyes. Figure is wearing skirt tied at her waist, pendant necklace, banded arm and earrings, and her coiffure held by a broad band. The figure is painted in buff with areas of orange criss-cross and other geometric patterns.