Red slip coated terracotta figurine head with large incised eyes and mouth, ear plugs and headdress; half of which is incised with grooved curling while the other half has been left plain. The nose is broken away, the mouth damaged and the ears are very worn.
- Excavated/Findspot: Mexico
- (Americas,North America,Mexico)
- Height: 3.8 centimetres
Red slip coated terracotta figurine head with large incised eyes and mouth, ear plugs and headdress, half of which is as incised grooved carling over the head (?), the other half being left plain. The nose is broken away, the mouth damaged and the ears are very worn.
Teotihuacán IV (Metepec).
Register 1968: "The nose is broken away, the mouth damaged and the ears are very worn".
Africa, Oceania & the Americas
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Object reference number: ESA23959
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