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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Pre-Columbian, Aztec
Title:Standing Male Figure
Date Made:ca. 1500
Type:Sculpture
Materials:volcanic stone
Place Made:North America; Mexico
Measurements:whole: 20 x 9 x 6 1/2 in.; 50.8 x 22.86 x 16.51 cm
Accession Number:  AC 1955.663
Credit Line:Gift of the children of Dwight W. Morrow (Class of 1895) and Elizabeth C. Morrow
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Description:
Standing male figure, may be the god Xochipilli (Flower Prince) or his standard bearer. Squat arms stretched out in front, fingers clenched. Long hair and wearing earrings. With loancloth. Fragment of crested headpiece on head. On square rough stone base.

Tags:
male; indigenous people; sculpture

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