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Warrior Figure


Artist Unknown (Jalisco)


100 B.C.- A.D. 500

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Warrior Figure, Artist Unknown (Jalisco)
: Pre-Columbian Examples of Ceramic Sculpture
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Ceramic
Size: 21 x 9 1/2 in. (53.3 x 24.1cm)
Creation Place: Central America, Mexico, Pacific Coast region
Culture: Jalisco, Central America, Mexico, Pacific Coast region
Style: 1st century B.C.-6th century A.D.
Physical Description: Crouching figure of warrior with two leg-like supports in back. Around the upper body is a shield from which the arms emerge, holding a notched club up to the righ shoulder ready for a strike. Helmet with incised design topped by two standing dogs in full
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The John R. Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 47.2.24
Added to Site: February 28, 2009