Male Ancestor Figure, Ceramic, Nayarit

Male Ancestor Figure

Date:
100 B.C.–A.D. 200
Geography:
Mexico, Mesoamerica, Nayarit
Culture:
Nayarit
Medium:
Ceramic
Dimensions:
H. 21 7/8 x W. 8 1/2 in. (55.6 x 21.6 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of Jill and Alan Rappaport, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.255.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 358
Andrall E. and Joanne P. Pearson, North Palm Beach, FL, until 2000; Jill Pearson and Alan R. Rappaport, Bronxville, NY, 2000– 2005

Butterwick, Kristi. Heritage of Power: Ancient Sculpture From West Mexico: The Andrall E. Pearson Family Collection. New York, New Haven, London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2004, no. 33, pp. 78-80.

Wiersema, Juliet. Architectural Vessels of the Moche: Ceramic Diagrams of Sacred Space in Ancient Peru. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2015, p. 147, fig. 6.11.