Gran Nicoya Archeological Region.
This impressive seated female figure depicts a noble woman of a pre-contact civilization of the Guanacaste/Nicoya region of Costa Rica. She is a woman of rank in all of her finery, flattened head and complex body tattoos, or painted, designs. A notable feature of this female subject’s pose – the ceremonial/religious posture (stiff torso with arms akimbo and other emphasis on elements related to fertility).
- Size: 12 x 19 1/4 (30.5cm x 49cm)
- AD 1000-AD 1300