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An excellent globular effigy vessel from the Michoacan culture, Mexico. Ca. 100 B.C. - 250 A.D. Stands over 10" in height. Cream paint over highly burnished red slip. A sweet rectangular face on extended rim with arms painted in front. An additional representation of a bird with outstretched wings in reverse on sides.

Comparable example is published in The Teuchitlan Tradition and a similar pot is owned by the American Museum of Natural History albeit without the superior quality and size possessed by this Galeria Contici vessel.

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Sequence of major Archaeological cultural phases in pre-hispanic Mesoamerica are:


Monte Alto; Olmec; Monte Albán; Mayan; Teotihuacan; Michoacan; Zapotec; Jalisco; Nayarit; Colima; Mezcala; Chupicuaro; Veracruz; Tarascan; Mixtec; Tula; Toltec;  Aztec

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