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Art of the Ancient Americas
Maker: Unknown

Prone Figure

1500–1000 B.C.

Beige ceramic with traces of red

5.23 × 5.18 × 11.02 cm (2 1/16 × 2 1/16 × 4 5/16 in.)
Gift of Peter David Joralemon, B.A. 1969, M.Phil 1974
2017.14.1
Geography: 
Mexico
Culture: 
Mexico, Xochipala Style
Period: 
Early Formative Period
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Ex collection John A. Stokes Jr., Nyack New York; William O'Boyle, New Yoir, G.A. H. Buisman.

Bibliography: 

Elizabeth P. Benson, Peter David Joralemon, and Justin Kerr, Pre-Columbian Art from Mesoamerica and Ecuador: Selections from Distinguished Private Collections, exh. cat. (Coral Gables, Fla: The Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, 1980), 15, no. 23, ill.

Christie’s New York, New York, Fine Pre-Columbian Art, sale cat. (November 21, 2006), 14–15, sale no. 1775, lot 18.

“Acquisitions July 1, 2016–June 30, 2017,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2017.pdf (accessed December 1, 2017).

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.