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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Figure of Standing human

800–200 B.C.

Ceramic

48 × 25 × 9.5 cm (18 7/8 × 9 13/16 × 3 3/4 in.)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Olsen
1959.55.24
Geography: 
Mexico
Culture: 
West Mexico, Colima, Comala Style
Period: 
Middle Formative to Protoclassic Period
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Fred H. Olsen (1891–1986), and Florence Quittenton Olsen, Guilford, Conn.; gift in 1959 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

George A. Kubler, ed., Pre-Columbian Art of Mexico and Central America (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1986), 163, 324, no. 357, fig. 189.

Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 313, ill.

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