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Figure with Helmet Mask

7th–8th century
Mexico, Mesoamerica
Ceramic, pigment
H. 6 5/8 x W. 3 1/4 x D. 2 1/2 in. (16.8 x 8.3 x 6.4 cm)
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.1150a, b
Not on view
[Walter Randel Gallery, New York, until 1965]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1965, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1965–1978

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Art of Oceania, Africa, and the Americas from the Museum of Primitive Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1969, no. 623.

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