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Head

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Artist Unknown (Veracruz)

Date

600-800

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
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Head: Gallery Label - Current
: Pre-Columbian Examples of Ceramic Sculpture
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Ceramic
Size: 5 x 7 in. (12.7 x 17.78 cm)
Creation Place: Central America, Mexico, Gulf Coast region, Nopiloa
Culture: Veracruz, Central America, Mexico, Gulf Coast region
Style: Late Classic Period, 7th-9th century
Physical Description: Smiling Face, ceramic, fragment of a larger figure, H. 5 in., W.7 in. Hollow head with open mouth and protruding tongue. Headdress with may symbols, ears with earplugs (one missing). Chips in headdress and two holes in back of head. Nopiloa. The object nu
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The John R. Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 47.2.40
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009