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Art of the Ancient Americas
Maker: Unknown

Seated female figuine of an old woman

1000–300 B.C.

Brown slipped ceramic

12.7 × 7.62 × 7.62 cm (5 × 3 × 3 in.)
Gift of Peter David Joralemon, B.A. 1969, M.Phil 1974
2008.215.21
Geography: 
Made in Mexico
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Mexican
Period: 
Early Formative to Middle Formative Period
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Acquired from Robert Sonin in the early 1980s

Bibliography: 

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

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