Vessel in the Shape of a Human Head with an Eagle Headdress Maker: Unknown

1500–1000 B.C.

Art of the Ancient Americas

Not on view



3 1/2 × 3 7/8 in. (8.9 × 9.8 cm)
width ear to ear: 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm)

Credit Line

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

Accession Number



Early Formative


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Ex-collection of Alberto Ulrich; William O'Boyle, NY; G.A.H. Buisman Jzn
  • Christie's New York, New York, Fine Pre-Columbian Art, sale cat. (November 21, 2006), 8–9, no. 12, sale no. 1775, lot 12, ill
  • Pre-Columbian Art from Mesoamerica :The Hurlbutt Gallery, exh. cat. (Greenwich, Conn: Friends of the Greenwich Library, April 23–June 20, 1981), fig. 7
  • 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: Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, 1980), 13, no. 3, ill
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Object/Work type

utilitarian objects, vessels

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