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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Chancay
Title:Cuchimilco; Standing figurine
Date Made:1100-1500
Type:Sculpture
Materials:Ceramic; earthenware with polychrome pigments
Place Made:South America; Peru
Measurements:overall: 6 7/8 in x 6 3/8 in x 2 1/2 in; 17.4625 cm x 16.1925 cm x 6.35 cm
Accession Number:  MH 1985.14
Credit Line:Gift of Professor Emeritus Dorothy Cogswell
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
Female figurine (cuchimilco) with orange face and brown slip on hands and top of head. Stands with outstretched arms, open hands with 6 and 7 fingers, and legs placed together; incisions in her ears; small nipples.

Tags:
ancient; archaeology; pottery; indigenous people

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