Ceramic with pigment
Overall: 9 x 4.7 x 2.6 cm (3 9/16 x 1 7/8 x 1 in.)
Bequest of Jane Taft Ingalls 1962.250
This figurine represents the best-known type found in graves at Tlatilco, an early farming village.
This figurine represents the best-known type found in graves at Tlatilco, an early farming village on the outskirts of Mexico City. The type is known as the “pretty lady” after its representatives’ sweet faces, fancy hairstyles, pinched waists, and flaring hips and thighs.
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