Howling Dog Colima
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American Museum of Natural History.
Dogs are one of the most popular figures found in Colima tomb art. These dog figures are known for their rounded smooth shape and red colored slip. Dogs were thought to accompany the dead on their trip to the Underworld. This is a representation of the hairless breed known as Xoloitzcuintli.
Made for us in Mexico of clay.