Mexico, Veracruz, Remojadas monumental sculptural style

Standing Female Figure with Wrap-around Skirt

Mid-Classic Period, c. 200–500 A.D.

Buff ceramic with red headdress and (black) on eyes and nipples

Gift of Wayne and Frances Knight Parrish


This figure probably represents, Chihuateteo, or the warrior goddesses who symbolized women who had died in childbirth. Her fierce expression, upraised arms, and particular hairstyle are clues to this identity.

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