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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Chicomecoatl, Goddess of Maize

1325–1521

Volcanic stone

61 × 27 × 18 cm (24 × 10 5/8 × 7 1/16 in.)
Stephen Carlton Clark, B.A. 1903, Fund
1973.88.44
Geography: 
Mexico
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Mexico, Aztec
Period: 
Late Postclassic Period
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Stendahl gallery , to 1958; Fred Olsen, New Haven, Conn., to 1973; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions, 1973,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 35, no. 1 (Summer 1974): 79.

George A. Kubler, ed., Pre-Columbian Art of Mexico and Central America (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1986), 53–54, 217, no. 62, fig. 33.

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