Judith Gallegos

Judith Gallegos

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"Maternity" figure. Early Formative, Tlatilco, ca. 1200 B.C. Place made: Tlatilco, D.F., Central Mexico.

Early Formative, Tlatilco, ca. Place made: Tlatilco, D.

Autian Standing Figure - Colima, West Mexico

Autian Standing Figure - Colima, West Mexico

Xochipala culture (Mexico)--figurine

Early Preclassic Seated male figure, B. Buff ceramic with red and black paint

Xochipala Mexico, 1500 AC

Ancient world history: Interwoven history of all the world's original civilizations in chronological context and in book format: Olmec

Xatlitia/ Olmec Standing Female Figure C. 1500 BC Ceramic Height 3½” Another superb example of these incredible miniatures. For years after their discovery, their authenticity was disputed because many found them to be simply “too good to be true.” However, thermoluminescence testing ultimately confirmed not only their authenticity, but their early date.

Xatlitia/ Olmec Standing Female Figure C. 1500 BC Ceramic Height Another superb example of these incredible miniatures. For years after their discovery, their authenticity was disputed because.

Female Figure Period: 900-600 BC earthenware, post-fire paint/pigment (red, white, and black), with incising Measurements:(13.1 x 4.3 x 2.6 cm) Teopantecuanitlán area, Guerrero, Mexico. Xochipala style, a distinctive artistic tradition found in the highlands of Guerrero in Western Mexico.

Female Figure Period: BC (Middle Formative) Medium: earthenware, post-fire paint/pigment (red, white, and black), with incising Measurements: H: 5 x W: 1 x D: 1 in.

Xochipala. clay figure with traces of paint. Standing woman. © Justin Kerr

clay figure with traces of paint.