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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Male Figure with a Wig, Collar, and Scepter

900–300 B.C.

Dark brown stone

11.11 × 3.81 × 2.54 cm (4 3/8 × 1 1/2 × 1 in.)
Gift of Peter David Joralemon, B.A. 1969, M.Phil. 1974
2018.173.8
Geography: 
Mexico
possibly Veracruz, Mexico
Culture: 
Mexico, possibly Veracruz, Arroyo Pesquero, Olmec
Period: 
Middle Formative
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Ex-Collection Private Miami Collection
Barry Kiernaman, Toironto Canada acquired late 1960s-early 1970s

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