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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Kneeling Woman with Children

100 B.C.–A.D. 250

Ceramic with pigment

21.9 × 15.4 × 8 cm (8 5/8 × 6 1/16 × 3 1/8 in.)
Stephen Carlton Clark, B.A. 1903, Fund
1973.88.33a
Geography: 
Geography Mexico
Culture: 
Mexico, Nayarit, Lagunillas “C” Style
Period: 
Protoclassic Period
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Fred H. Olsen (1891–1986), and Florence Quittenton Olsen, Guilford, Conn.; gift in 1973 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions, 1973,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 35, no. 1 (Summer 1974): 78.

George A. Kubler, ed., Pre-Columbian Art of Mexico and Central America (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1986), 178–79, 341, no. 398, fig. 220.

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