Veracruz Seated Man with an Elaborate Headdress - PF.0664 Origin: Veracruz, Mexico Circa: 300
AD Dimensions:6" (15.2cm) high x 3.75" (9.5cm) wide Catalogue: V2 Collection: Pre-Columbian Style: Veracruz Medium: Terracotta
The splendid, complex headdress (perhaps
feathered) and face decorated with black bitumen
suggest that we are in the presence of religious
ritual and mystery. The magnificent hat ensures our
attention, and presumably that of the gods.