About this object

History of use

Thought to be a fertility figure from a "Valley of Mexico" cultural group.

Physical description

Fertility figure. Naked female figure wearing fitted headdress (flat at back). Prominent eyes, eyebrows, nose, mouth, bellybutton. Ears show earspool holes. Protruding breasts, narrow waist, larger curving hips. Ends of arms missing and right foot. Red paint on flat back of headdress, as well as lips, ears, buttocks, and back of one leg.