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MawM0177-180.jp2
Nopiloa articulated fig...
MawM0177
Title
Nopiloa articulated figure.
Description
The Nopiloa culture produced elaborate press mold figures. This figure appears to be a male elite. He wears a tasseled headdress, large disc earrings, a pendant necklace, bracelets, and a dual strapped body covering with an elaborate raptor design. The purpose of this articulated figure is not known. The figure is in poor condition. There is a significant amount of wear, but no significant cracks. There is lots of fading and small scratches on the surfaces of the figure. The ears have holes. The arms and legs are attached to the torso of the figure's body by pins. Overall, the figure is fragile and not structurally safe.
Subject
[Ceramic sculpture--Mexico--Nopiloa Site, Art--Mexico--Nopiloa Site, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 250 and 900
MawM0177-090.jp2
Nopiloa articulated fig...
MawM0177
Title
Nopiloa articulated figure.
Description
The Nopiloa culture produced elaborate press mold figures. This figure appears to be a male elite. He wears a tasseled headdress, large disc earrings, a pendant necklace, bracelets, and a dual strapped body covering with an elaborate raptor design. The purpose of this articulated figure is not known. The figure is in poor condition. There is a significant amount of wear, but no significant cracks. There is lots of fading and small scratches on the surfaces of the figure. The ears have holes. The arms and legs are attached to the torso of the figure's body by pins. Overall, the figure is fragile and not structurally safe.
Subject
[Ceramic sculpture--Mexico--Nopiloa Site, Art--Mexico--Nopiloa Site, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 250 and 900
MawM0177-000.jp2
Nopiloa articulated fig...
MawM0177
Title
Nopiloa articulated figure.
Description
The Nopiloa culture produced elaborate press mold figures. This figure appears to be a male elite. He wears a tasseled headdress, large disc earrings, a pendant necklace, bracelets, and a dual strapped body covering with an elaborate raptor design. The purpose of this articulated figure is not known. The figure is in poor condition. There is a significant amount of wear, but no significant cracks. There is lots of fading and small scratches on the surfaces of the figure. The ears have holes. The arms and legs are attached to the torso of the figure's body by pins. Overall, the figure is fragile and not structurally safe.
Subject
[Ceramic sculpture--Mexico--Nopiloa Site, Art--Mexico--Nopiloa Site, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 250 and 900
MawM0177-270.jp2
Nopiloa articulated fig...
MawM0177
Title
Nopiloa articulated figure.
Description
The Nopiloa culture produced elaborate press mold figures. This figure appears to be a male elite. He wears a tasseled headdress, large disc earrings, a pendant necklace, bracelets, and a dual strapped body covering with an elaborate raptor design. The purpose of this articulated figure is not known. The figure is in poor condition. There is a significant amount of wear, but no significant cracks. There is lots of fading and small scratches on the surfaces of the figure. The ears have holes. The arms and legs are attached to the torso of the figure's body by pins. Overall, the figure is fragile and not structurally safe.
Subject
[Ceramic sculpture--Mexico--Nopiloa Site, Art--Mexico--Nopiloa Site, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 250 and 900
MawM0177-bot.jp2
Nopiloa articulated fig...
MawM0177
Title
Nopiloa articulated figure.
Description
The Nopiloa culture produced elaborate press mold figures. This figure appears to be a male elite. He wears a tasseled headdress, large disc earrings, a pendant necklace, bracelets, and a dual strapped body covering with an elaborate raptor design. The purpose of this articulated figure is not known. The figure is in poor condition. There is a significant amount of wear, but no significant cracks. There is lots of fading and small scratches on the surfaces of the figure. The ears have holes. The arms and legs are attached to the torso of the figure's body by pins. Overall, the figure is fragile and not structurally safe.
Subject
[Ceramic sculpture--Mexico--Nopiloa Site, Art--Mexico--Nopiloa Site, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 250 and 900
MawM0177-top.jp2
Nopiloa articulated fig...
MawM0177
Title
Nopiloa articulated figure.
Description
The Nopiloa culture produced elaborate press mold figures. This figure appears to be a male elite. He wears a tasseled headdress, large disc earrings, a pendant necklace, bracelets, and a dual strapped body covering with an elaborate raptor design. The purpose of this articulated figure is not known. The figure is in poor condition. There is a significant amount of wear, but no significant cracks. There is lots of fading and small scratches on the surfaces of the figure. The ears have holes. The arms and legs are attached to the torso of the figure's body by pins. Overall, the figure is fragile and not structurally safe.
Subject
[Ceramic sculpture--Mexico--Nopiloa Site, Art--Mexico--Nopiloa Site, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 250 and 900
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