Central Mexico, Teotihuanán style (1-750) / Figurine Head Fragment / 350-750Central Mexico, Teotihuanán style (1-750)
Figurine Head Fragment

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Creator Nationality: North American; Central American; Mesoamerican; Teotihuacán
Creator Active Place: Central Mexico, Teotihuanán style (1-750)
Creator Name-CRT: Central Mexico, Teotihuanán style (1-750)
Title: Figurine Head Fragment
Title Type: Primary
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 350
Creation End Date: 750
Creation Date: 350-750
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Classification Term: Ceramic
Materials and Techniques: molded earthenware with pigment
Dimensions: Overall: 6.2cm x 6.7cm x 2.2cm
AMICA Contributor: The Cleveland Museum of Art
Owner Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
ID Number: 1951.162
Credit Line: The Norweb Collection
Rights: http://www.clemusart.com/museum/disclaim2.html
Style or Period: Mexico, Teotihuanán style (AD1-750)

The use of press-molds at Teotihuacan permitted mass production of elaborately costumed human figurines. Lavishly ornamented headdresses are also worn by figures depicted on Teotihuacan's fresco-painted walls.

AMICA ID: CMA_.1951.162
AMICA Library Year: 2002
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright, The Cleveland Museum of Art

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