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Funerary Cheek-Piercing Ritual

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

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  • A work made of ceramic and pigment.

Date:

200 B.C./A.D. 300

Artist:

Nayarit
Ixtlán del Río, Nayarit, Mexico

About this artwork

Status

On View, Gallery 136

Department

Arts of the Americas

Culture

Nayarit

Title

Funerary Cheek-Piercing Ritual

Origin

Nayarit state

Date

200 BCE–300 CE

Medium

Ceramic and pigment

Dimensions

Diam. 24.1 cm (9 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Ethel and Julian Goldsmith

Reference Number

1997.475

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