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Art of the Ancient Americas
Maker: Unknown

Standing female figurine with long braids and painted legs

1300–800 B.C.

Slipped and painted eartheware

10.795 × 4.128 × 2.54 cm (4 1/4 × 1 5/8 × 1 in.)
Gift of Peter David Joralemon, B.A. 1969, M.Phil 1974
2008.215.55
Geography: 
Made in Tlatilco, Mexico
Culture: 
Mexico, Tlatilco
Period: 
Early Formative to Middle Formative Period
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Lands Beyond, New York, to late 1960s; Peter David Joralemon, New York, to 2008; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

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

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.