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U991.15.50
Artist / Maker : Unknown
Title : Untitled (Figure)
Date (Execution) : 1000-1550
Geographical Origin : Diquis; Costa Rica
Cultural Group :
Style / Period : Pre-Columbian
Medium / Material  : Sandstone
Support / Technique : Carved; Ground
Object Type : Sculpture; Stone
Visual Description : Stylized male figure: flat slab with tenon knob and quasi-triangular in shape. Three perforations separate the legs and the vertical arms from the body. Horizontal grooves (extend to back) indicate upper forearms, legs, feet and large hands. The patellea are indicated by knobs. The toes are striated, the striation of the fingersare of different directions and lengths and reflect the size and shape of the thumbs. The waist is indicated by horizontal grooves on the front and back of the figure. The male sex organs are shown in relief. The neck is not indicated on the front; the chin rises from the chest of the figure.
Accession # : U991.15.50
Width (cm) : 8.40
Height (cm) : 15.50
Depth (cm) : 4.30
Mandatory Credit : Gift of William and Henrietta Schmidt
Artist Statement :