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: Topeka, Kansas, United States
  • wood, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 11 x 5.5 x 6.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 4 5/16 x 2 1/8 x 2 1/2 in
  • Gift of Betty W. Alderson
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6337

The sitting figure's arms are wrapped around the knees. He is possibly a rain god. He is wearing a low headdress with feather-like extensions on the back. It is a light natural color.