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Male Effigy Figure

Date: 500 BCE - 500 CE
Overall: 56 x 25.4 cm (22 1/16 x 10 in.)
Medium: Red earthenware, pigment, and hand-built.
Credit Line: Gift of George and Helen Gardiner
Origin:Ecuador, Manabi, Los Esteros
Object number: G83.1.213
DescriptionManabi standing male figure, Los Esteros, Bahia, Reginal Development period, standing on a rectangular base and holding a coca spoon to his mouth. The large head has a wide jutting chin, and is wearing a sashed loin-cloth, domed headdress with side flanges, and necklace with shell pendant. It is painted in reddish-brown, black, ochre, and white.