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MawM0049-270.jp2
Aztec head from a mold-...
MawM0049
Title
Aztec head from a mold-made figure.
Description
Elaborate twisted hairdo: knotted on top. Female? Concentrations of broken figurines (flat) in household context or debris rather than public buildings or temples suggest a personal or family context. the figurine called "ginger bread" flats, were manufactured by pressing wet clay into clay molds. They were removed for drying, firing, and painting. Fingerprints on the back.
Subject
[Aztec sculpture--Mexico, Ceramic sculpture--Mexico, Aztec art--Mexico, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 600 and 1521
MawM0049-180.jp2
Aztec head from a mold-...
MawM0049
Title
Aztec head from a mold-made figure.
Description
Elaborate twisted hairdo: knotted on top. Female? Concentrations of broken figurines (flat) in household context or debris rather than public buildings or temples suggest a personal or family context. the figurine called "ginger bread" flats, were manufactured by pressing wet clay into clay molds. They were removed for drying, firing, and painting. Fingerprints on the back.
Subject
[Aztec sculpture--Mexico, Ceramic sculpture--Mexico, Aztec art--Mexico, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 600 and 1521
MawM0049-090.jp2
Aztec head from a mold-...
MawM0049
Title
Aztec head from a mold-made figure.
Description
Elaborate twisted hairdo: knotted on top. Female? Concentrations of broken figurines (flat) in household context or debris rather than public buildings or temples suggest a personal or family context. the figurine called "ginger bread" flats, were manufactured by pressing wet clay into clay molds. They were removed for drying, firing, and painting. Fingerprints on the back.
Subject
[Aztec sculpture--Mexico, Ceramic sculpture--Mexico, Aztec art--Mexico, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 600 and 1521
MawM0049-000.jp2
Aztec head from a mold-...
MawM0049
Title
Aztec head from a mold-made figure.
Description
Elaborate twisted hairdo: knotted on top. Female? Concentrations of broken figurines (flat) in household context or debris rather than public buildings or temples suggest a personal or family context. the figurine called "ginger bread" flats, were manufactured by pressing wet clay into clay molds. They were removed for drying, firing, and painting. Fingerprints on the back.
Subject
[Aztec sculpture--Mexico, Ceramic sculpture--Mexico, Aztec art--Mexico, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 600 and 1521
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