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Catalog Number 200/1176
Object Name Figurine, Effigy
Description One partial ceramic Late Palo Blanco Ugly Baby Face figurine. The figurine is missing both arms and legs, but the head, shoulders, and chest are intact. The face is flat with round eyes, punched pupils, a flat (perhaps broken or eroded) nose, a slot-like mouth, and slightly protruding lips, while the head has ears and ear spools and a wrap all the way around the head. The top of the head is damaged and the back of the head is flat. The chest area is slightly prnounced. The figurine ranges is color from brown to tan to orange. There appears to be some orange slip intact and there are many root marks especially on the somewhat polished right shoulder.
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*