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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Panel carved with male figure and inscription

A.D. 650–750

Limestone

86.4 × 41 × 17.8 cm (34 × 16 1/8 × 7 in.)
Stephen Carlton Clark, B.A. 1903, Fund
1973.88.47
Geography: 
Made in Mexico
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Mexico, Maya, Oxkintok, Yucatan
Period: 
Late Classic Period
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Oxkintok, Yucatan, Structure 3C7 acc. to Mayer. Fred H. Olsen (1891–1986), and Florence Quittenton Olsen, Guilford, Conn.; gift in 1973 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

“New Acquisitions Issue,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 24, no. 1 (April 1958): 19,20, fig. 8.

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

Karl Herbert Mayer, Maya Monuments: Sculptures of Unknown Provenance in the United States (Ramona, Calif.: Acoma Books, 1980), 11, pl. 19, ill.

George A. Kubler, ed., Pre-Columbian Art of Mexico and Central America (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1986), 125–26, no. 273, fig. 125.

Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 318, ill.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.