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Art of the Ancient Americas
Maker: Unknown

Five Ceremoinial Blades

1200–1521

Copper Alloy

2010.228.4.1: 13.59 × 42.8 × 1.13 cm (5 3/8 × 16 7/8 × 7/16 in.)
2010.228.4.2: 13.54 × 41.6 × 1 cm (5 5/16 × 16 3/8 × 3/8 in.)
2010.228.4.3: 11.17 × 14.16 × 1.06 cm (4 3/8 × 5 9/16 × 7/16 in.)
2010.228.4.4: 14.8 × 41.9 × 0.97 cm (5 13/16 × 16
Gift of Peter David Joralemon, B.A. 1969, M.Phil 1974
2010.228.4.1-.5
Geography: 
Mexico
Culture: 
Mexican
Period: 
Late Postclassic Period
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Ex Collection: Dr. Ed Gilmore, Boston, acquired from The Lands Beyond, New York in the 1970s
Acquired from The Lands Beyond, New York in the 1980s

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.