Amuletic figure with arms clasping knees

ID no.: 40104

Title: Amuletic figure with arms clasping knees

Culture/Location: Oaxaca, Mexico

Date/Period: Postclassic (AD 900-1521)

Material: Stone

Notes: Compare with figures 81 and 84 from Pre-Columbian and Mexican Miniatures from the Albers Collection. Similar figures can be found in ancient Costa Rica in the form of small jade celts. See checklist no. 13, 14, 17, 18, 19,  23, and 24 in Jade in Costa Rica by Mark Miller Graham et al.