Figurine of a Woman Wearing a Bird Headdress and Cape

Unidentified Maya maker



Terracotta with red pigment

Overall: 5 13/16 × 4 5/16 × 2 9/16 in. (14.8 × 11 × 6.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Ritchie Cornelius Smith, Class of 1926



Place Made: Mexico, North America

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view

Course History

ANTH 22, Olmecs, Maya, and Toltecs: Ancient Civilizations of Mesoamerica, Deborah Nichols, Fall 2013


Collected by Ritchie Cornelius Smith (1904-1989), San Francisco, California, date unknown; given to present collection, 1962.

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