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Michoacan

Michoacan 1300 - 1500 AD

The state of Michoacan has a fascinating yet tragic past. The region has been inhabited for hundreds of years by the Purèpecha Indians (incorrectly labeled by the Spaniards as "Tarascos"). The Purépecha developed the most advanced pre-Columbian society in western Mexico. They resisted Aztec domination for decades, only t...

Michoacan 1300 - 1500 AD

The state of Michoacan has a fascinating yet tragic past. The region has been inhabited for hundreds of years by the Purèpecha Indians (incorrectly labeled by the Spaniards as "Tarascos"). The Purépecha developed the most advanced pre-Columbian society in western Mexico. They resisted Aztec domination for decades, only to be brutally defeated by the Spanish in the early 16th century.

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Michoacan There are 2 products.

  • A Michoacan Terracotta Figure circa Ca. 200 BC. to 200 AD West Mexico Flat bodied standing female figure  with modeled   headdress, necklace and ear-spools. Size: 13 x 6 cm Material: Terracotta Period: c. 200 B.C. - 200 AD Condition: Intact Provenance: Belgium private collection F.C.

  • Terracotta Chupicuaro male figure wearing a large protective conical penis cover and banded headdress with a central button element. Loss to a decorative element on feet, otherwise intact. Size: 8,5 cm Material: Terracotta Period: c. 400 - 100 B.C. Origin: Mexico Provenance: Collection of A. J. and M. Grant, NYC., acquired 1950s-1960s 

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