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Human figurine, La Venta, Tabasco

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Record Count: (176 - 200 out of 743)

Earthenware Figurine

Earthenware Figurine

Figurine with large, bulbous legs, headdress, earrings, slightly agape mouth. 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

Figurine with beaded headdress. Hair or headdress section hangs over chest. 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

Figurine with headdress. Part of headdress or hair hanging over chest. Missing arms and feet. 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

Anatomically correct female figurine. With one broken arm. 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

Figurine with hair/headdress hanging over chest. Missing arms, one foot. 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, with missing foot. Hair/headdress hanging over chest. 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 arm. Hair/headdress hanging over chest. 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 and one leg. Hair/headdress hanging over chest. 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 Figurines

Earthenware Figurines

Lot of 5 figurine fragments. All missing lower half of bodies. All with hair/headdress hanging over their chests. 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. Missing arms. With 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.

Earthenware Figurine

Earthenware Figurine

Robust female figurine with cap and loincloth. 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

Figurine with wrap/skirt and collar. Lower body is burnt. 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

Short, squat figurine with trapezoidal headdress. With loincloth, earrings. Hands at chest, with large navel. Broken legs. 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

Figure with head tilted to the left, arms on midregion. Legs missing. 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

Seated figurine, with arms up to chest, beaded headdress, large navel. 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

Figurine with missing lower body. 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

Red clay figurine, missing lower body. With hair bobs at shoulders, headdress, slightly open mouth. 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

Figurine with missing lower body and one arm. Tall headdress and 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.

Figurine Fragment

Figurine Fragment

Figurine with necklace, missing legs. 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

Figurine with missing lower body. Hair hanging over shoulders. 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

Figurine with long hair and headdress. Missing lower body. 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

Figurine missing one arm and lower body. 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

Figurine missing lower body. Hands turned outwards. 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

Figurine missing lower body. With beaded headband/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.

Figurine Fragment

Figurine Fragment

Figurine missing lower body. 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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