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The material likely burned in the bowl while smoke exited through the forehead spout; the smoke of copal incense was believed to be the brains of the gods. With eyes closed, hands held to the mouth, and cheeks and lips distended, the figure appears to be blowing or holding breath as if underwater. The unusual shape and orientation of flipper-like feet add to the impression that this figure is swimming. 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Miller Fund", "Copyright_Type" : "Artist Unknown", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "Ceramics", "Creation_Place2" : "Mexican", "Department" : "", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "Precolumbian", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/44.61_A2.jpg", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/44.61_A2.jpg", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/44.61_A2.jpg", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/44.61_A2.jpg", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "29770", "Image_Type" : "digital image", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] },{ "embark_ID" : 5307, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/5307", "Disp_Access_No" : "1954.39", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "300-900", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "300", "_Disp_End_Date" : "900", "Disp_Title" : ""Smiling" Figure", "Alt_Title" : "", "Obj_Title" : "", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "Unknown, Remojadas", "Sort_Artist" : "Unknown, Remojadas", "Disp_Dimen" : "14 in. 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