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Indo-Pacific Art

Funerary Face Cover

500 B.C.–A.D. 200

Gold, cast

4.575 × 1.235 cm, 1.06 kg, 0.028 cm (1 13/16 × 1/2 in., 2.34 lb.)
Gift of Valerie and Hunter Thompson
2008.21.82
Geography: 
Made in Java, Indonesia
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Java
Period: 
Preclassic Period (ca. 500 B.C.E.–500 C.E.)
Classification: 
Jewelry
Provenance: 

The Hunter Thompson Collection of Ancient Javanese Gold, Toronto, to 2008; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

John Miksic, Old Javanese Gold: The Hunter Thompson Collection at the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2011), 93, fig. 1.

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.