Large seated ancestral Mixtec figure. Stone is grey-pink in color. He is in a squatting
position with hands propped to his knees. Facial features are aggressively strong.
Wide eyes with teeth bared. Short bob coiffure with squarish adornment on top. Wears
loincloth and straight ears-flares. Measures 8.5"/21.59 cm; 10.5"/26.67 cm on included
armless type wood base. Repair to hands and feet. Earthen deposits throughout. Oaxaca
region, Mexico. Ca. 700 - 1500 A.D.
Pieces of these substantial sizes were probably placed on a sacred palace alter.