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Human figurine, La Venta, Tabasco

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Record Count: (151 - 175 out of 743)

Earthenware Whistle

Earthenware Whistle

Bird effigy whistle. With crested head. From Tlatilco, site 2½ miles west of Tacuba, D.F. Part of collection of “archeological material purchased from natives in various parts of Mexico and presented to the U.S. National Museum by Dr. W.F. Foshag” in 1945.

Earthenware Whistle

Earthenware Whistle

Bird effigy whistle. With flattened, disc-like crested head. From Tlatilco, site 2½ miles west of Tacuba, D.F. Part of collection of “archeological material purchased from natives in various parts of Mexico and presented to the U.S. National Museum by Dr. W.F. Foshag” in 1945.

Earthenware Spindle Whorl

Earthenware Spindle Whorl

Ornately incised spindle whorl. From Tlatilco, site 2½ miles west of Tacuba, D.F. Part of collection of “archeological material purchased from natives in various parts of Mexico and presented to the U.S. National Museum by Dr. W.F. Foshag” in 1945.

Earthenware Jar

Earthenware Jar

Miniature earthenware jar. From Tlatilco, site 2½ miles west of Tacuba, D.F. Part of collection of “archeological material purchased from natives in various parts of Mexico and presented to the U.S. National Museum by Dr. W.F. Foshag” in 1945.

Worked Potsherd

Worked Potsherd

Red-slipped and incised disc sherd. From Tlatilco, site 2½ miles west of Tacuba, D.F. Part of collection of “archeological material purchased from natives in various parts of Mexico and presented to the U.S. National Museum by Dr. W.F. Foshag” in 1945.

Potsherds

Potsherds

Lot of 40 total ceramic sherds: 11 body fragments, 28 rim, and 1 figurine fragment. Red-slipping, painting, impressing and incising. One piece with “x” design. From Tlatilco, site 2½ miles west of Tacuba, D.F. Part of collection of “archeological material purchased from natives in various parts of Mexico and presented to the U.S. National Museum by Dr. W.F. Foshag” in 1945.

Potsherds

Potsherds

Lot of 40 total ceramic sherds: 11 body fragments, 28 rim, and 1 figurine fragment. Red-slipping, painting, impressing and incising. One piece with “x” design. From Tlatilco, site 2½ miles west of Tacuba, D.F. Part of collection of “archeological material purchased from natives in various parts of Mexico and presented to the U.S. National Museum by Dr. W.F. Foshag” in 1945.

Potsherds

Potsherds

Lot of 40 total ceramic sherds: 11 body fragments, 28 rim, and 1 figurine fragment. Red-slipping, painting, impressing and incising. One piece with “x” design. From Tlatilco, site 2½ miles west of Tacuba, D.F. Part of collection of “archeological material purchased from natives in various parts of Mexico and presented to the U.S. National Museum by Dr. W.F. Foshag” in 1945.

Potsherds

Potsherds

Lot of 40 total ceramic sherds: 11 body fragments, 28 rim, and 1 figurine fragment. Red-slipping, painting, impressing and incising. One piece with “x” design. From Tlatilco, site 2½ miles west of Tacuba, D.F. Part of collection of “archeological material purchased from natives in various parts of Mexico and presented to the U.S. National Museum by Dr. W.F. Foshag” in 1945.

Potsherds

Potsherds

Lot of 40 total ceramic sherds: 11 body fragments, 28 rim, and 1 figurine fragment. Red-slipping, painting, impressing and incising. One piece with “x” design. From Tlatilco, site 2½ miles west of Tacuba, D.F. Part of collection of “archeological material purchased from natives in various parts of Mexico and presented to the U.S. National Museum by Dr. W.F. Foshag” in 1945.

Potsherds

Potsherds

Lot of 40 total ceramic sherds: 11 body fragments, 28 rim, and 1 figurine fragment. Red-slipping, painting, impressing and incising. One piece with “x” design. From Tlatilco, site 2½ miles west of Tacuba, D.F. Part of collection of “archeological material purchased from natives in various parts of Mexico and presented to the U.S. National Museum by Dr. W.F. Foshag” in 1945.

Potsherds

Potsherds

Lot of 40 total ceramic sherds: 11 body fragments, 28 rim, and 1 figurine fragment. Red-slipping, painting, impressing and incising. One piece with “x” design. From Tlatilco, site 2½ miles west of Tacuba, D.F. Part of collection of “archeological material purchased from natives in various parts of Mexico and presented to the U.S. National Museum by Dr. W.F. Foshag” in 1945.

Earthenware Figurine

Earthenware Figurine

Double-headed figurine with broken arm and leg, long hair or headdress. From Tlatilco, site 2½ miles west of Tacuba, D.F. Part of collection of “archeological material purchased from natives in various parts of Mexico and presented to the U.S. National Museum by Dr. W.F. Foshag” in 1945.

Earthenware Figurine Head

Earthenware Figurine Head

Two-faced figurine head: with three eyes, 2 noses, 2 mouths, 2 ears. From Tlatilco, site 2½ miles west of Tacuba, D.F. Part of collection of “archeological material purchased from natives in various parts of Mexico and presented to the U.S. National Museum by Dr. W.F. Foshag” in 1945.

Earthenware Figurine

Earthenware Figurine

“Pretty Lady” figurine. With loincloth, earrings/earspools, long hair/headdress. Head is tilted forward. From Tlatilco, site 2½ miles west of Tacuba, D.F. Part of collection of “archeological material purchased from natives in various parts of Mexico and presented to the U.S. National Museum by Dr. W.F. Foshag” in 1945.

Earthenware Figurine Torso

Earthenware Figurine Torso

Figurine with missing limbs and head. With loincloth and earspools. From Tlatilco, site 2½ miles west of Tacuba, D.F. Part of collection of “archeological material purchased from natives in various parts of Mexico and presented to the U.S. National Museum by Dr. W.F. Foshag” in 1945.

Earthenware Figurine

Earthenware Figurine

Complete figurine with headdress, slightly agape mouth. Red pigment present. From Tlatilco, site 2½ miles west of Tacuba, D.F. Part of collection of “archeological material purchased from natives in various parts of Mexico and presented to the U.S. National Museum by Dr. W.F. Foshag” in 1945.

Earthenware Figurine

Earthenware Figurine

Nude figurine. “Pretty Lady.” From Tlatilco, site 2½ miles west of Tacuba, D.F. Part of collection of “archeological material purchased from natives in various parts of Mexico and presented to the U.S. National Museum by Dr. W.F. Foshag” in 1945.

Earthenware Figurine

Earthenware Figurine

Hunchback figurine. Missing arms and one leg. From Tlatilco, site 2½ miles west of Tacuba, D.F. Part of collection of “archeological material purchased from natives in various parts of Mexico and presented to the U.S. National Museum by Dr. W.F. Foshag” in 1945.

Earthenware Figurine

Earthenware Figurine

Collared figurine with two large beads. From Tlatilco, site 2½ miles west of Tacuba, D.F. Part of collection of “archeological material purchased from natives in various parts of Mexico and presented to the U.S. National Museum by Dr. W.F. Foshag” in 1945.

Earthenware Figurine

Earthenware Figurine

Robust nude figurine. Limbs broken. From Tlatilco, site 2½ miles west of Tacuba, D.F. Part of collection of “archeological material purchased from natives in various parts of Mexico and presented to the U.S. National Museum by Dr. W.F. Foshag” in 1945.

Figurine Fragment

Figurine Fragment

Headless figurine. Arms at mid-region. From Tlatilco, site 2½ miles west of Tacuba, D.F. Part of collection of “archeological material purchased from natives in various parts of Mexico and presented to the U.S. National Museum by Dr. W.F. Foshag” in 1945.

Figurine Fragment

Figurine Fragment

Headless figurine. From Tlatilco, site 2½ miles west of Tacuba, D.F. Part of collection of “archeological material purchased from natives in various parts of Mexico and presented to the U.S. National Museum by Dr. W.F. Foshag” in 1945.

Earthenware Figurine

Earthenware Figurine

Thick figurine with large feet, missing head. From Tlatilco, site 2½ miles west of Tacuba, D.F. Part of collection of “archeological material purchased from natives in various parts of Mexico and presented to the U.S. National Museum by Dr. W.F. Foshag” in 1945.

Earthenware Figurine

Earthenware Figurine

Headless figurine, missing one arm. Other arm curled up to chest. With beaded necklace, some red pigment. From Tlatilco, site 2½ miles west of Tacuba, D.F. Part of collection of “archeological material purchased from natives in various parts of Mexico and presented to the U.S. National Museum by Dr. W.F. Foshag” in 1945.


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