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Human figurine, La Venta, Tabasco

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Record Count: (201 - 225 out of 743)

Figurine Fragment

Figurine Fragment

Figurine missing lower body and part of head. Slightly heavy build, with hands underneath chest, piggish nose, and earrings. Slipped. 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 and arms. With beaded necklace (necklace with pendants). 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 long braids on back of head, but otherwise no 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.

Figurine Fragments

Figurine Fragments

Two figurine heads. One with headdress, other without. 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 torso. Missing limbs and 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.

Figurine Fragment

Figurine Fragment

Hunchbacked figure, with remnants of red pigment. Missing lower body and one arm. Hands are at chest. Figurine is neckless: head lays on chest and hair hanging over hump. 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

Hunchbacked figurine with missing lower body. Head turned up and to the right. hands up around neck. With remnants of 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

Seated figurine. Elbows on knees, hands covering eyes. With striped “dorsal fin.” 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. Arms are at midregion. 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

Seated figurine, with legs splayed. Missing one arm and head. With pendant on neck. 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

Seated figurine, with missing limbs. Muscular figure. 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, seated figurine. Legs are crossed, with hands on 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

Seated figurine with hands on legs. Missing 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

Large-headed, bird-like, seated figurine. Section of head missing. With ear spools. Hands on 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.

Earthenware Figurine

Earthenware Figurine

Seated figurine with missing limbs. Red pigment on face. Conical headdress and ear spools. 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 missing limbs. With ear spools and cleft head/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 head. 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 missing limbs. Twisted headdress (turban-like). Beaded necklace. Red pigment on mouth and cheeks. Pierced 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.

Figurine Fragment

Figurine Fragment

Figurine with missing limbs. With punctate pendant and ear spools. 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 shortened arms. No legs. Barely any decoration. 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 legs. Arms curled, with one hand on chest, other on mid-region. Much hair. 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

Animal head figurine? Monkey? Punctate headdress and double collar. Missing limbs. Wearing ear spools. 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 Fragments

Figurine Fragments

Lot of six figurine heads. Three wearing wreath-like headdresses. 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 Fragments

Figurine Fragments

Lot of 21 figurine heads. 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 Fragments

Figurine Fragments

Lot of 21 figurine heads. 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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