Jalisco Standing Female, Tala-Tonalá Style,
Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
height 12 3/4in (32.5cm)
also known as the "sheep face" style because of the long tapering nose with widespread eyes and pointed ears, she is fully prepared for a festivity, wearing an elaborate hat, earrings and costume delineated with white-painted lines and decoration to the reddish brown surface.
Private Collection, Beverly Hills, acquired during the 1960s