Themes: Carving

Squatting figure with hands on knees (amulet?)

ID no.: 40109

Title: Squatting figure with hands on knees (amulet?)

Culture/Location: Oaxaca, Mexico

Date/Period: Postclassic

Material: Stone

Notes: Compare with figures 81 and 84 from Pre-Columbian and Mexican Minia-tures from the Albers Collection. Similar figures can be found in ancient Costa Rica in the form of small jade celts. See checklist no. 13, 14, 17, 18, 19,  23, and 24 in Jade in Costa Rica by Mark Miller Graham et al.