Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Temple with Figure

Date:
1st–8th century
Geography:
Mexico, Mesoamerica, Guerrero
Culture:
Mezcala
Medium:
Stone
Dimensions:
Height 6-1/2 in.
Classification:
Stone-Sculpture
Credit Line:
Bequest of Arthur M. Bullowa, 1993
Accession Number:
1994.35.629
Not on view
[Frances Pratt, New York]; Arthur M. Bullowa, New York, until (d.)1993

Bullowa, Arthur M. Eight Mezcala Temples. New York, 1983.

Gay, Carlo T.E. Mezcala Architecture in Miniature. Mémoires de la classe des beaux-arts. Brussels: Académie Royale de Belgique, 1987, 25, 90–91.

Jones, Julie. Houses for the Hereafter: Funerary Temples from Guerrero, Mexico, from the Collection of Arthur M. Bullowa. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1987, 57, Front cover.

Schávelzon, Daniel. Treinta siglos de imágenes: maquetas y representaciones de arquitectura en México y América Central prehispánica. Buenos Aires: Fundación Centro de Estudios para Políticas Públicas Aplicadas, 2004, p. 78.



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