Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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reproduction Olmec figure
  • Robert H. Kingman
  • reproduction Olmec figure, late 1900s–1984
  • Where object was made: Mexico
  • stone, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 10.5 x 4.5 x 3.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 4 1/8 x 1 3/4 x 1 3/8 in
  • Gift of Betty W. Alderson
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6334

The standing (possibly kneeling) figure is blocky and has an oversized head with a wide nose and downturned mouth. The arms are bent and the hands are at the chest. It has a square base and is light brown with darker horizontal veining.