Tuxcacuesco-Ortices Style Colima Terracotta Sculpture of a Standing Man - PF.0261,Origin: Colima, Mexico,Circa: 300 BC to 300 AD,Dimensions: 7.75" (19.7cm) high x 4.25" (10.8cm) wide,Collection: Pre-Columbian,Style: Tuxcacuesco-Ortices,Medium: Terracotta. Such charming terracotta sculptures represent the citizens of ancient Colima: men and women, high-born and low, dancers, athletes and priests. They reveal in the details of their costumes and gestures much about an otherwise vanished world. Even as we acknowledge the vast gulf between their culture and ours, we recognize the fundamental human qualities we share and which time has not altered.
Ancient Central America & Mexico