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Catalog Number 200/1173
Object Name Figurine, Effigy
Description One ceramic Early Palo Blanco Tehuacan Portrait figurine head. The head is more realistic than many others. The facial features are less prominant and exaggerated. The individual's forehead has been flattened and pointed and he is perhaps wearing a hat of some sort. The eyes are thin with raised pupils and slightly pronounced eye lids. The nose is a regular size and the mouth is oval with somewhat pronounced lips. The head also has small ears and a slight eye brow ridge. The head is orange/tan with some grey fire clouding and scuffing down the left eye and cheek.
Site Name El Riego Cave
Site # Tc 35
Material Ceramic
Collector MacNeish, Richard/Andover Foundation for Archaeological Res.
Lexicon sub-category Ceramic
Adopted By Quinn and Susan Rosefsky 2
Place Mexico | Puebla | *County* | *City*