Important and Rare Mezcala Standing Stone Figure, Type K,
Late Preclassic, ca. 300-100 B.C.
height 1 3/4in (45mm)
of classic form with piercing through left center of head; translucent white onyx.
Miguel Covarrubias, New York
André Emmerich, New York
Judy Small-Nash Collection, New York
Covarrubias, Miguel, Mezcala, Ancient Mexican Sculpture, André Emmerich Gallery, New York, 1956 (front cover)
Natural History, December 1957 issue, The Figures of Mezcala by Gordon Eckholm, p. 530 (frontispiece).