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|Object Type||Marsden Hartley Memorial Collection|
|Dimensions||1 7/8 x 2 1/2 x 1/4 in. (4.76 x 6.35 x 0.64 cm)|
|Credit Line||Bates College Museum of Art, Marsden Hartley Memorial Collection, Gift of Norma Berger, 1955.1.108|
This style of figurine, usually rendering females, is found throughout Central and West Mexico. Female representations and mold-made slab figurines were prevalent for 1500 years in Mexico. The flattened headdress and hair creating a frame around the face are a convention seen throughout Central Mexico including at Teotihuacan and especially later in Aztec art of the Post-Classic period (1325-1521 CE).
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