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Ceramics of Western Mexico

Presented by Bowers Museum at Bowers Museum, Santa Ana CA

Ongoing
Ceramics of Western Mexico

Encounter Pre-Columbian Art from the western Mexican states of Colima, Nayarit and Jalisco

Visitors learn about West Mexican shaft tombs and the cultures who used this means of burying their dead. A selection of the ceramic figures placed inside shaft tombs to accompany the deceased in the afterlife are on display. The exhibition includes artworks that depict imagery from daily life, that show the intensity of West Mexican figurative work and that are naturalistic in form like the famously plump Colima dogs.

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Tuesday – Sunday
10:00 am – 4:00 pm

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2002 North Main Street, Santa Ana, CA 92706

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