Michoacan Sculpture of a Standing Man - PF.1339,Origin: Michoacan, Mexico,Circa: 400 BC to 100 BC,Dimensions: 4.25" (10.8cm) high x 1.5" (3.8cm) wide,Collection: Pre-Columbian,Style: Michoacan,Medium: Terracotta. Simple yet elegant, this little figure represents a man in his most basic form. Any person holding it recognizes a bond with its subject: the chain of human life, unbroken since time began. Those who first created this effigy so long ago saw it essentially as we do today. That ancient culture has evolved and disappeared, yet in the presence of this figure, we can understand something vital about their world.
Ancient Central America & Mexico