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Sculpture in the Round from Central America

Sculpture, In the Round, Mesoamerica and Central America

Works of Art (35)

Ancestor Pair, 1st–3rd century A.D., Mexico; Nayarit (Chinesco), Ceramic (1999.272.1,2)
"Baby Figure," 12th–9th century B.C., Mexico; Olmec, Ceramic, cinnabar, red ocher (1979.206.1134)
Ball Player (?), 7th–10th century, Mexico, Nopiloa, Ceramic (1989.28)
Bench Figure, 5th–2nd century B.C., Mexico; Epi-Olmec, Greenstone (1979.206.1123)
Cherub (?), 17th century (?), Mexico, Andesite, remains of plaster (00.5.77)
Coiled Serpent, 15th–early 16th century, Mexico; Aztec, Stone (00.5.32)
Costumed Figure, 7th–8th century, Mexico; Maya, Ceramic, pigment (1979.206.953)
Deity as Standard Bearer, 15th–early 16th century, Mexico; Aztec, Stone (00.5.8)
Deity Figure (Cihuateotl), 15th–early 16th century, Mexico; Aztec, Stone (00.5.30)
Deity Figure (Zemí), ca. 1000, Dominican Republic; Taino people, Ironwood, shell (1979.206.380)
Eagle Transformation Figure, 10th–6th century B.C., Mexico; Olmec, Jade (albitite), cinnabar (1994.380)
Female Figure, 12th–9th century B.C., Mexico; Las Bocas (?), Ceramic (1983.424)
Female Figure, 15th–early 16th century, Mexico; Aztec, Stone (00.5.16)
Female Figure, 1st century B.C.–2nd century A.D., Mexico; Jalisco, Ceramic (1979.355)
Figure Holding Ceremonial Objects, 4th–9th century, Bolivia; Tiwanaku, Stone (1979.206.833)
Figure Holding Child, 4th–7th century, Ecuador; Bahía, Ceramic (1991.436.6)
Gift-Bearing Figures (from a Nativity Group), 18th century, Guatemalan, Wood, polychromed and gilded (64.164.176–.179)
Head of a Water Deity, 15th–early 16th century, Mexico; Aztec, Basalt (00.5.44)
Head, 13th–15th century, Puerto Rico; Taino people, Stone (1979.206.611)
Horned Figure Vessel, 2nd century B.C.–2nd century A.D., Mexico; Colima, Ceramic (1979.206.478)
Howling Canine, 5th–6th century, Mexico; Remojadas, Ceramic (1978.412.59)
Hunchback Holding Staff, 10th–12th century, Mexico; Huastec, Stone (1978.412.17)
Hunchback, 12th–9th century B.C., Mexico; Olmec, Ceramic, pigment (1989.392)
Maize Deity (Chicomecoatl), 15th–early 16th century, Mexico; Aztec, Basalt (00.5.51)
Mask, 3rd–7th century, Mexico; Teotihuacan, Onyx marble (1978.412.198)
Mirror Bearer, 6th century, Mexico or Guatemala; Maya, Wood, hematite (1979.206.1063)
Nativity Group with Angel, 18th century, Guatemalan, Wood, polychromed and gilded, with glass eyes and silver-gilt halos (64.164.168ab–.172)
Pair of Marriage Figures, 1st century B.C.–2nd century A.D., Mexico; Nayarit, Ceramic (1978.412.156)
Staff Head with Owl, 5th–10th century, Colombia; Sinú Cast gold (1979.206.920)
Standard Bearer, 15th–early 16th century, Mexico; Aztec, Sandstone (62.47)
Standing Figure, 3rd–7th century, Mexico; Teotihuacan, Greenstone (1979.206.585)
Standing Figure, 9th–10th century, Mexico; Maya, Limestone (66.181)
Warrior with Trophy Head, 8th–11th century, Costa Rica; Atlantic Watershed, Stone (1979.206.422)
Water Deity (Chalchihuitlicue), 15th–early 16th century, Mexico; Aztec, Stone (00.5.72)
Woman Fixing Her Hair, 1993, Elizabeth Catlett (Mexican, born United States, 1915-2012), Mahogany and opals (1993.217)