Vessel in the Shape of Tlaloc, God of Rain Maker: Unknown

A.D. 150–350

Art of the Ancient Americas

On view, 1st floor, Art of the Ancient Americas
Medium

Ceramic with pigment

Dimensions

9 1/2 × 7 3/4 in. (24.13 × 19.685 cm)

Credit Line

Gift of Peter David Joralemon, B.A. 1969, M.Phil. 1974

Accession Number

2018.12.2

Geography
Period

Early Classic Period

Classification
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Provenance

Provenance

Purchased from Robert and Marianne Huber.
Bibliography
  • "Acquisitions July 1, 2017–June 30, 2018," https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2018.pdf (accessed December 1, 2018).
  • Lee Allen Parsons, John B. Carlson, and Peter David Joralemon, The Face of Ancient America: The Wally and Brenda Zollman Collection of PreColumbian Art, exh. cat. (Indianapolis: Indianapolis Museum of Art, 1988), 188–89, no. 129, ill.
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Additional information

Object/Work type

mythology, utilitarian objects, vessels

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