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Figure of a Seated Female

A work made of ceramic and pigment.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of ceramic and pigment.


100 BCE–500 CE


Nayarit, Lagunillas
Nayarit, Mexico

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Arts of the Americas




Figure of a Seated Female


Western Mexico (Object made in)

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100 BCE–500 CE


Ceramic and pigment


47.6 × 36.2 × 24.8 cm (18 3/4 × 14 1/4 × 9 3/4 in.)

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Through prior gift of Mr. and Mrs. James W. Alsdorf, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph P. Antonow, Mrs. Chauncey B. Borland, Mrs. Gilbert Chapman, Mr. and Mrs. Stanley M. Freehling, Allan Frumkin, George F. Harding, Mr. and Mrs. William E. Hartmann, Gaston T. de Havenon, Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Hokin, Alexander B. Maley, David T. Owsley, Robert Stolper, Chester D. Tripp, Mrs. Coonley Ward, Mr. and Mrs. Edward H. Weiss, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond J. Wielgus, and an anonymous donor; through prior bequest of Adeline Wheeler; through prior acquisition of Samuel P. Avery, Kate S. Buckingham, Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Cummings, Wirt D. Walker, and African and Amerindian Art Purchase funds; through prior acquisition of Samuel A. Marx and Simeon P. Williams endowments

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