STANDING NAKED WOMAN

MICHOACAN Mexico

400 – 100 B.C.

  • Height : 14.6 cm
  • Width : 6.1 cm
  • Depth : 2.6 cm

Solid brown beige terracotta.

Standing naked woman with the arms slightly apart falling along the body. The belly is prominent. The tips of the breasts are apparent. The navel is pierced. The toes and the fingers are marked by thin grooves. She wears a necklace with three rows as well as tubular and openwork earrings forming a cross. The mouth and the eyes are in pelletizing. The head is tied with a band on the forehead. The band is decorated with vertical and crossed grooves forming X’s.

Provenance:

-Ancient collection of Guy Joussemet.