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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Columnar Sculpture of Tlaloc

1300–1521

Coarse gray Volcanic stone

57.5 × 16.5 × 8 cm (22 5/8 × 6 1/2 × 3 1/8 in.)
Stephen Carlton Clark, B.A. 1903, Fund
1973.88.45
Geography: 
Made in Mexico
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Mexico, Aztec, Central Mexico
Period: 
Late Postclassic Period
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Olsen no. 9

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), 52, 215, no. 59, fig. 31.

Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 320, ill.

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