Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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seated human figure
  • Mexico
  • seated human figure, late 1800s–2000
  • Where object was made: Monte Albán, Oaxaca, Mexico
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 8.5 x 6 x 6 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 3 3/8 x 2 3/8 x 2 3/8 in
  • Gift of William and Shirley Griffith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4746

The seated human figure has its knees bent outward and its hands resting on them. He is wearing a red headdress with circles at the top, large ear frontals, a wide necklace that was originally red and white, and a red belt.