Art of the Ancient Americas
Maker: Unknown

Conch shell with incised designs

A.D. 250–900

Conch shell

27.305 x 10.795 cm (10 3/4 x 4 1/4 in.)
Gift of Peter David Joralemon, B.A. 1969, M.Phil 1974
2010.228.3
Culture: 
Mexico or Guatemala, Maya
Period: 
Early Classic to Late Classic Period
Classification: 
Sculpture
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Ex Collection:
James Muirden, New Haven, purchased in the early 1970s?
Acquired from James Muirden New Haven in 2006 via The Lands Beyond, New York.

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.