Female Figurine Head

Unidentified Valdivia maker

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2100-1700 BCE

Brown terracotta

Overall: 2 3/16 × 1 3/4 × 1 in. (5.5 × 4.4 × 2.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Dr. Norman and Ruth L. Simon, Class of 1936

984.64.26444

Geography/Culture

South America, Ecuador

Period

2000-1000 BCE

Object Name

Figure

Classification

Americas

Not on view

Course History

PHIL 23, Philosophy of Art, John Kulvicki, Winter 2013

Exhibition History

Oculate Beings and Horrible Birds: Image and Meaning in Ancient Andean Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 30, 1999-November 5, 2000, no. 16.

Gene Y. Kim, Class of 1985, Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 18, 2005-January 21, 2008.

Provenance

Ruth Lichtenberg Simon (1917-2010) and Dr. Norman Simon (1914-1985), Class of 1936, Scarsdale, New York; given to present collection, 1984.

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