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Olmec Terra-cotta Baby Figure

Auction:
3113T
Lot:
1001
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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3113T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
July 02, 2018 12:00PM

Description:

Olmec Terra-cotta Baby Figure, c. 1000-500 BC, the seated figure with stylized hair holding a vessel in its lap, reconstructed from large pieces, (vessel has separated from figure), ht. 9 3/4 in.

Provenance: Collected by the current owner's grandfather in the 1950s.
Estimate $4,000-6,000


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Keywords

Americas, Civilizations, History of North America, Hyperdiffusionism in archaeology, Olmec

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