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Art of the Ancient Americas
Maker: Unknown

Standing female figurine with elaborate necklace and skirt

300 B.C.–A.D. 250

Ceramic

14.923 × 6.985 cm (5 7/8 × 2 3/4 in.)
Gift of Peter David Joralemon, B.A. 1969, M.Phil 1974
2008.215.5
Geography: 
Made in Guerrero, Mexico
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Mexico, Guerrero, Olmec
Period: 
Late Formative to Early Classic 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: 

Karl Taube, The Albers Collection of Pre-Columbian Art (New York: Josef and Anni Albers Foundation, Inc., 1988), 95, no. III-2.

“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.