Description
PELOTA PLAYER
Huatec culture, Panuco, Mexico
Ancient Classical, 250-450 AD.
H. 32 cm high
Ceramic pink beige
Man standing, legs slightly bent, wearing a belt...
pellet (used in the ball game). The arms are stretched out along the
body, and the hands brought back to the thighs. He's wearing sandals and a
visible protection on the left knee. Head well detached from the trunk at
long neck adorned with a necklace. Beautiful face with a fine nose, slightly aquiline.
On the sides, presence of imposing ear discs. The skull is
covered with an elegant bun headdress, which is held by an
blindfold. (Visibly broken)
Completely handmade, in pinkish beige clay, this figurine
identifies easily with Huatec culture through its singular style.
contrasting with the other styles of Mesoamerican societies.
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PELOTA PLAYER
Huatec culture, Panuco, Mexico
Ancient Classical, 250-450 AD.
H. 32 cm high
Ceramic pink beige
Man standing, legs slightly bent, wearing a belt...
pellet (used in the ball game). The arms are stretched out along the
body, and the hands brought back to the thighs. He's wearing sandals and a
visible protection on the left knee. Head well detached from the trunk at
long neck adorned with a necklace. Beautiful face with a fine nose, slightly aquiline.
On the sides, presence of imposing ear discs. The skull is
covered with an elegant bun headdress, which is held by an
blindfold. (Visibly broken)
Completely handmade, in pinkish beige clay, this figurine
identifies easily with Huatec culture through its singular style.
contrasting with the other styles of Mesoamerican societies.