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Seated Female Figurine

600 BCE–250 CE
Overall: 7.6 x 3 cm (3 x 1 3/16 in.)
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Clay figurines, mainly nude females, were the most common art form of early villages throughout Mesoamerica.

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Clay figurines, mainly nude females, were the most common art form of early villages throughout Mesoamerica. The meanings of these sweet, small, intimate works are not known, but they are found both in human burials and in household rubbish, suggesting varied uses.
Seated Female Figurine

Seated Female Figurine

600 BCE–250 CE

Mesoamerica, Guanajuato or Michoacán, Chupícuaro

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