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The corpus of monumental ceramic sculpture at El Zapotal includes four seated Cihuateteotl figures. Like their standing companions, they wear long skirts with serpent belts, elaborate headdresses, necklaces, and bracelets. One writer has suggested they represent midwives. This example has a unique five-point device behind her head.

FAMSI: “ The corpus of monumental ceramic sculpture at El Zapotal includes four seated Cihuateteotl figures. Like their standing companions, they wear long skirts with serpent belts, elaborate.

Standing Male Figure  Mexico, Nayarit, Ixtlan del Rio, 200 B.C.- A.D. 500

No Hablo Espanol--->Ol-meso-Amoorican artifact---> Similar to the Nok Culture of Nigeria<----

Seated Male Figure with Glyph C Headdress  Mexico, Oaxaca, Zapotec, Zapotec, 500-600  Tools and Equipment; containers  Ceramic  Diameter: 6 1/2 in. (16.51 cm); 19 1/2 x 12 x 10 1/2 in. (49.53 x 30.48 x 26.67 cm)  LACMA

Seated Male Figure with Glyph C Headdress Mexico, Oaxaca, Zapotec, Zapotec, Tools and Equipment; containers Ceramic Diameter: 6 ½ in. 19 ½ x 12 x 10 ½ in.

Seated Figure Vessel. Mexico, Veracruz, Veracruz, A.D. 600-900.

Mexico, Veracruz, Veracruz, A.

SUPPORTING IMAGE 2 Goddess O, also called Chak Chel. Maya Culture, Jaina Island, 600-800, ceramic. This figure shows the same goddess, under a different name, in one of her many other forms. Here she is a warrior, still with traces of blue pigment and a headdress, but instead she is clothed and standing as if ready for battle.

SUPPORTING IMAGE 2 Goddess O, also called Chak Chel. Maya Culture, Jaina Island, 600-800, ceramic. This figure shows the same goddess, under a different name, in one of her many other forms. Here she is a warrior, still with traces of blue pigment and a headdress, but instead she is clothed and standing as if ready for battle.

Seated Figure from Veracruz, Mexico 800-1200 CE Ceramic  Photographed at the Portland Art Museum in Portland, Oregon.

Seated Figure from Veracruz, Mexico, 800 - 1200 CE - Ceramic

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Standing Male Figure Mexico, Nayarit, Nayarit, 200 B.

Two Ceramic Figures Seated on a Bench  Date:     6th–9th century Geography:     Mexico, Mesoamerica, Veracruz Culture:     Remojadas

Two Ceramic Figures Seated on a Bench century Geography:Mexico, Mesoamerica, Veracruz Culture:Remojadas Medium:Ceramic Dimensions:H.

Maya Rise and Fall, Mexico City, National Museum of Anthropology and History, INAH, Censer representing Chaac the rain god, Late postclassic period, Mayapan, Yucatan, Mexico, ceramic

Maya Rise and Fall, Mexico City, National Museum of Anthropology and History, INAH, Censer representing Chaac the rain god, Late postclassic period, Mayapan, Yucatan, Mexico, ceramic

Ceramic figure from the Veracruz culture of Mexico (600 AD - 1100 AD), at the Denver Art Museum Olmeca

Ceramic figure from the Veracruz culture of Mexico AD - 1100 AD), at the Denver Art Museum Olmeca

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