Art of the Ancient Americas
Maker: Unknown

Large standing figurine with wavy hair and short arms

300 B.C.–A.D. 250

Buff ceramic with red paint

19.685 x 7.938 x 3.493 cm (7 3/4 x 3 1/8 x 1 3/8 in.)
Gift of Peter David Joralemon, B.A. 1969, M.Phil 1974
2008.215.3
Culture: 
Mexico, Tlatilco
Period: 
Late Formative to Early Classic Period
Classification: 
Sculpture
Geography: 
Made in Tlatilco, Mexico
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Previously sold at Sothby Prke Bernet NY, 3/3/78, lot 65. Numbers on custom lucite base: C4088L and KL800CL.

Bibliography: 

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

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