[Standing Figure Playing Instrument]; c. 50 BC–AD 250; Mexico; 5170

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The Phillips Museum of Art, Franklin & Marshall College

Name/Title

[Standing Figure Playing Instrument]

About this object

This standing figure is wearing a headpiece with two round decorative elements and a loin cloth. The figure is also adorned with two arm bands and a nose piece. Figure appears to be playing an instrument (whistle?) and has deep set eyes and a hole in stomach region.

Date Made

c. 50 BC–AD 250

Period

Protoclassic (50 BC- 250 AD)

Place Made

Mexico

Place Notes

Jalisco

Medium and Materials

Clay with cream slip

Measurements

7" x 4" x 3"

Collection

Dr. and Mrs. Robert K. Schreter

Credit Line

Dr. and Mrs. Robert K. Schreter

Object Type

sculpture

Object number

5170

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