Art of the Ancient Americas
Maker: Unknown

Ritual Combatant

A.D. 600–900

Ceramic with pigment

18.733 x 10.795 x 10.16 cm (7 3/8 x 4 1/4 x 4 in.)
Gift of Peter David Joralemon, B.A. 1969, M.Phil 1974
2017.14.18
Culture: 
Mexico, Veracruz, Nopiloa
Period: 
Late Classic Period
Classification: 
Sculpture
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

Ex Collection:
Acquired from Robert and Mairanne Huber, Dixon, Illinois in the 1990s.
Robert and Marianne Huber, purchased in the middle 1980s.
Ohio private collector, purchased in 1962 in New York;

Bibliography: 

“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.