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Female Figurine

Female Figurine

1325-1519

Jadeite

Overall: 6.6 x 3.4 x 4.2 cm (2 5/8 x 1 5/16 x 1 5/8 in.)

In memory of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Humphreys, gift of their daughter Helen 1948.354

Description

Seated in typical female posture, this figurine probably represents an Aztec goddess or ritual impersonator. She wears a monster headdress, but her costume is simple, making specific identification difficult.

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