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Box Fragment

A work made of wood, stucco, and pigment.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of wood, stucco, and pigment.

Date:

A.D. 300/750

Artist:

Teotihuacan
Teotihuacan, Mexico

About this artwork

This fragment was part of a rectangular wood box painted with several depictions of an ornately dressed male figure standing in profile. It shows the individual’s face with large oval eye, the lower portion of his feathered headdress, fabric-and-feather streamers that flow down his back, and a bundle of long feathers and plants that is held in his outstretched hand.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Americas

Culture

Teotihuacan

Title

Box Fragment

Origin

Valley of Mexico

Date

300 CE–750 CE

Medium

Wood, stucco, and pigment

Dimensions

L. 22.0 cm (8 5/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Hanoh Charat

Reference Number

1971.771

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