Precolumbian

Conch shell with incised designs

250-900 AD

Conch shell

Object: 27.305 x 10.795 cm (10 3/4 x 4 1/4 in.)
Gift of Peter David Joralemon, B.A. 1969, M.Phil 1974
2010.228.3
Culture: 
Maya
Period: 
Classic period
Classification: 
Sculpture
Status: 
On view*
Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions,” http://artgallery.yale.edu/pdf/acquisitions_2011.pdf (accessed March 1, 2012).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.

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