Seated Corpulent Figure Maker: Unknown

1500–1000 B.C.

Art of the Ancient Americas

On view, 1st floor, Art of the Ancient Americas


Ceramic with pigment


10.2 × 11.4 × 8.3 cm (4 × 4 1/2 × 3 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Peter David Joralemon, B.A. 1969, M.Phil. 1974

Accession Number



Early Formative


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Wally and Brenda Zollman, 1988; Keith Finello, Los Angeles, Calif; Peter David Joralemon, New York; gift to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2018
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  • Michael D. Coe, The Olmec World: Ritual and Rulership, exh. cat. (Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University, 1995), 146, fig. 1.
  • Lee Allen Parsons, John B. Carlson, and Peter David Joralemon, The Face of Ancient America: The Wally and Brenda Zollman Collection of PreColumbian Art, exh. cat. (Indianapolis: Indianapolis Museum of Art, 1988), 26–27, no. 7, ill.

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Object/Work type

human figures (visual works), sculpture

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