Celt with Incised Design Maker: Unknown

900–400 B.C.

Art of the Ancient Americas

On view, 1st floor, Art of the Ancient Americas


Greenstone with red pigment


28.575 × 8.573 cm (11 1/4 × 3 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

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

Accession Number



Middle Formative Period


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Ex Collection:
Fritts Seiss, Leverkusen, Germany in 1960; Ulrich Hoffman, Stuttgard, Germany in 1994; Herta Dybwad, Stuttgard, 1994; Ragna Dybwad, Norwegen 2002 by descent, Ulrigc Hoffmann, Stuttgart
Acquired from Arte Primitivo, New York, 6/6/06, Lot 9.

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

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Object/Work type

celts, utilitarian objects

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