Barrel Armored Nayarit Seated Warrior
Figure; Male Warrior Depiction, Clay, Burnt Orange Pigment.
Large burnt orange colored pottery male warrior seated on a two legged stool and holding a club with both hands. He wears a horned helmet and barrel armor, a three strand necklace and small ear ornaments. Incised geometric decoration on the upper portion of the armour. Some remains of white pigment on the lower portion of the armor. Mineral deposits on the surface. Nayarit, Mexico. Legs and head reattached with restoration over the breaklines, a few minor repaired breaks. A nice example. Provenance: Ex. private Tucson, AZ. Collection.
100 B.C.-250 A.D.
West coast Mexico
7 × 9 × 20 in