Amuletic seated figure with hands clasped on stomach

ID no.: 40107


Title: Seated figure with hands clasped on stomach (amulet?)


Culture/Location: Oaxaca, Mexico


Date/Period: Postclassic (AD 900-1521)


Material: Stone


Notes: Compare with figures 81 and 84 from Pre-Columbian and Mexican Minia-tures 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.