Mezcala Black Stone Figure
A Pre-Columbian Mezcala black stone figure standing with hands at his side. His broad shoulder, rounded posterior and short squat legs evoke a feeling of power.
Western Mexico, Guerrero.
The Mezcala culture is the name given to a Mesoamerican culture from Guerrero state of southwestern Mexico. The culture developed during the Middle and Late Preclassic periods continued into the Classic period.
Formerly in a New York private collection.