DescriptionSeated Olmecoid Woman
Olmec, Central Lowlands
C. 600-200 BC
4½" Tall x 4" Wide
The figure sits with legs separated, arms extended to the sides, the flattened wide face with chubby cheeks, coffee bean eyes, a ball suspended at the nose, wearing a thin necklace and with banding to one side of the forehead, incised hair to the back of the head. One leg cleanly reglued and ancient loss of an appliqué on the head and overall with strong patina.
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