DescriptionNayarit Seated Female Singer
C. 200 BC-200 AD
8½" tall x 5" wide
This refined example retains a beautiful surface quality and depicts a seated nude female with the mouth open, usually one of a pair of a singing woman and a drum playing man. She wears only a beaded necklace and, interestingly, the series of ear ornaments actually loop inside an opening on the head rather than just attached to the ears or side of head. The shaft tomb figure is in excellent solid condition, retains a strong red paint across the body, the necklace with original white paint, and is covered in ancient manganese.
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