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Nayarit Seated Couple (Female)

Artist: Unknown Mexican Primary
Date: 200 BCE - 200 CE
3rd century BCE - 3rd Century CE
Dimensions: 19.25 x 12 in. (48.9 x 30.48 cm)
Object Type: Statue
Creation Place: North America, Mexico, Nayarit
Medium and Support: Terracotta (Red ware)
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Fass
Accession Number: 2018.10.01
On View: Bellarmine Hall Galleries



Provenance

Purchased at auction by Jacob Fass (1960s); 2003 gift to 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)."
public domain
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