Figures & Figurines
Figurines were functional objects used for various purposes in multiple cultures. For example, figurines from Guanajuato, Mexico, were buried with the deceased and are thought to have been meant to provide the dead with companionship in the afterlife. In other areas, they represented fertility.
Please click on an image to be redirected to the object's respective file, which contains more information.
Examples of the figures and figurines within each category are shown here.