Mexico, Guerrero, Olmec / Fragmentary Seated Figure / c. 1200-400 BCMexico, Guerrero, Olmec
Fragmentary Seated Figure
c. 1200-400 BC

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Creator Nationality: North American; Central American; Mesoamerican; Olmec
Creator Name-CRT: Mexico, Guerrero, Olmec
Title: Fragmentary Seated Figure
Title Type: Primary
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: -120
Creation End Date: -40
Creation Date: c. 1200-400 BC
Object Type: Sculpture
Materials and Techniques: Stone
Dimensions: Overall: 26.1cm x 19.8cm x 20cm
AMICA Contributor: The Cleveland Museum of Art
Owner Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
ID Number: 1951.179
Credit Line: The Norweb Collection
Style or Period: Mexico, Guerrero, Olmec
Context: Olmec sculptures of the human body attained a level of naturalism unknown in other Mesoamerican artistic traditions. On this figure, the musculature of the torso and arms is carefully depicted, and even the toenails and fingernails are indicated.
AMICA ID: CMA_.1951.179
AMICA Library Year: 2000
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright, The Cleveland Museum of Art

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