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Figure of a Seated Warrior with Shield and Weapon

Date: 300 BCE - 300 CE
Dimensions:
Overall: 33.2 x 28.6 x 13.4 cm (13 1/16 x 11 1/4 in., 13.4 cm)
Medium: Red earthenware, white slip, pigment, and hand-built.
Credit Line: Gift of George and Helen Gardiner
Origin:Mexico, Jalisco
Object number: G83.1.59
DescriptionJalisco seated warrior, Late Formative period, holding a shield in the left hand, a curving weapon in the right, and wearing rope around the neck and under the left arm. The figure has a crested helmet with tassels down the back, and shoulder decoration. The warrior is painted in greyish-buff with areas of deep brownish-orange and white geometric decoration.