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Awesome, yes? I know absolutely nothing about this other than when and where it is from. Remojadas was a culture near Veracruz, Mexico from around 100 to 800 C.E. Very little is known about this culture, but we have a lot of pottery from them. You can see some more examples on the Logan Museum of Anthropology’s website.
The figure has a swollen lip and eye, and I find that fascinating. I have never seen anything like this before. It’s just really neat-from the jewelry to the elaborate headdress that looks to me like an alligator to the way he is sitting.
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