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Embracing Couple
Embracing Couple

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Embracing Couple

(Precolumbian)

Date
700/900
Medium
Terracotta with pigments
Dimensions
9 7/8 x 3 3/4 x 4 1/4 in. ( 25.3 x 9.5 x 10.8 cm)
Department
Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Classification
Sculpture
Credit
Founders Society Purchase, Katherine Margaret Kay Bequest Fund and New Endowment Fund
Accession No.
77.49
Provenance
Formerly in the colection of: Edward H. Merrin
Keywords
clay, paint, polychromed, earthenware, statuette, whistle, terracotta, mythology, allegory, funerary
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