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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Standing Priest or Warrior

A.D. 600–900

Ceramic with pigment

21.5 × 10.3 cm (8 7/16 × 4 1/16 in.)
Stephen Carlton Clark, B.A. 1903, Fund
1973.88.7
Geography: 
Made in Mexico
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Mexico, probably Campeche, Jaina Island, Maya
Period: 
Late Classic Period
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Ex-Collection: Fred Olsen

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions, 1973,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 35, no. 1 (Summer 1974): 76.

George A. Kubler, ed., Pre-Columbian Art of Mexico and Central America (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1986), 138–39, 296, no. 305, fig. 151.

Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 319, ill.

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