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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Standing Figure with a Decorated Skirt

1200–900 B.C.

Ceramic and pigment

8.2 × 2.9 × 2 cm (3 1/4 × 1 1/8 × 13/16 in.)
Gift of Peter David Joralemon, B.A. 1969, M.Phil. 1974
2020.27.4
Geography: 
Tlatilco, Mexico
Culture: 
Mexico, Tlatilco
Period: 
Early Formative Period
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Acquired at auction, Arte Primitivo, NYC March 6, 2017, lot 11
Ex-Collection: Albert and Monque Grant, NYC, acquired 1950s-1960, Item X20.

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