Description
ANTHROPOMORPHIC HEAD
Culture Veracruz, Remojadas Style, Gulf Coast, Mexico
Classical, 450-650 A.D.
H. 22 cm - w. 17 cm
Beige ceramic and black bituminous paint remains.
Head of a statuette showing a beautiful naturalist face characteristic of
the Veracruz culture during the classical period. Almond-shaped eyes,
Highly raised eyebrows, half-open mouth and nose decorated with a nariguera.
Pretty headdress, revealing two braids on the reverse, surrounding a
circular aperture. Missing, visible splinters, surface wear.
Origin :
- Franco Monti collection, 1960s-1970s.
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ANTHROPOMORPHIC HEAD
Culture Veracruz, Remojadas Style, Gulf Coast, Mexico
Classical, 450-650 A.D.
H. 22 cm - w. 17 cm
Beige ceramic and black bituminous paint remains.
Head of a statuette showing a beautiful naturalist face characteristic of
the Veracruz culture during the classical period. Almond-shaped eyes,
Highly raised eyebrows, half-open mouth and nose decorated with a nariguera.
Pretty headdress, revealing two braids on the reverse, surrounding a
circular aperture. Missing, visible splinters, surface wear.
Origin :
- Franco Monti collection, 1960s-1970s.