Pole Ceremony

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Pole Ceremony

Mexico, Nayarit, 200 B.C. - A.D. 500
Sculpture
Slip-painted ceramic
Diameter: 7 in. (17.78 cm) Height: 8 in. (20.32 cm)
The Proctor Stafford Collection, purchased with funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Allan C. Balch (M.86.296.35)
Not currently on public view

Bibliography

  • Von Winning, Hasso, and Olga Hammer. Anecdotal Sculpture of Ancient West Mexico. Los Angeles: Ethnic Arts Council of Los Angeles, 1972.
  • Kan, Michael, Meighan, Clement, Nicholson, H.B. and Rexford Stead.  Sculpture of Ancient West Mexico: Nayarit, Jalisco, Colima.  Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1970.