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Art of the Ancient Americas
Maker: Unknown

Standing male figure with lacerated penis

1000–300 B.C.

White slipped and painted ceramic

25.73 × 10.16 × 6.35 cm (10 1/8 × 4 × 2 1/2 in.)
Gift of Peter David Joralemon, B.A. 1969, M.Phil 1974
2008.215.45
Culture: 
Maya
Period: 
Early Formative to Middle Formative Period
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Purchased from Fine Arts of Ancient Lands in the early 1970s.

Bibliography: 

Elizabeth P. Benson, Peter David Joralemon, and Justin Kerr, Pre-Columbian Art from Mesoamerica and Ecuador: Selections from Distinguished Private Collections, exh. cat. (Coral Gables, Fla: The Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, 1980).

“Acquisitions 2009,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2009): 144.

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