Art of the Ancient Americas
Maker: Unknown

Spoon Pendant with Incised Bird Head

900–400 B.C.

Jadeite with cinnabar

3.175 x 12.065 cm (1 1/4 x 4 3/4 in.)
Gift of Peter David Joralemon, B.A. 1969, M.Phil 1974
2010.228.7
Culture: 
Mexico or Guatemala, Olmec
Period: 
Middle Formative Period
Classification: 
Sculpture
Status: 
On view*
Provenance: 

Ex collection: Samuel Dubiner, Tel Aviv.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2011.pdf (accessed March 1, 2012).

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.