Feb 21, 2008
Feb 21, 2008

Standing figurine holding an animal (dog?)

Standing figurine holding an animal (dog?)

300 BC to AD 300

Ceramic and pigment

Overall: 16 x 8 cm (6 5/16 x 3 1/8 in.)

Gift of Clara Taplin Rankin 2008.21


Did you know?

Clay figurines were the earliest and most common art form in the ancient Mesoamerican culture region.


Clay figurines were the earliest and most common art form in Mexico and other countries in the ancient Mesoamerican (Middle American) culture region. Made first by hand and later with molds, most figurines belong to the traditions of commoners, such as farmers, rather than those of elites.

See also
AA - Mesoamerica
Art of the Americas
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