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Nayarit Head of a Man

Tarascan Pottery, Head of a Man
Artist: Unknown Mexican Primary
Date: ca. 100 BCE - 250 CE
3rd century - 1st century BCE
Dimensions: 6.25 x 5.38 x 4.38 in. (15.88 x 13.65 x 11.11 cm)
Object Type: Statue
Creation Place: North America, Mexico, Nayarit
Medium and Support: Ceramic
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Fass
Accession Number: 2018.04.01
On View: Bellarmine Hall Galleries



Provenance

Parke-Bernet Galleries, November 24, 1967, Sale #2623, Lot #180) purchased by Jacob Fass. 2003 gift to the Fairfield University.



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statues
Sculpture in the round, usually but not always depicting humans, animals, mythical beings, or small figure groups. Statues are relatively large in scale, being life-size, larger than life-size, or only slightly smaller than life-size. For small-scale representations of humans, animals, or mythical beings, use "figurines," "statuettes," or another appropriate term. For depictions of humans, animals, or mythical beings in media other than sculpture, use "figures (representations)."
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