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Art of the Ancient Americas
Maker: Unknown

Vessel in the Shape of a Male Figure

A.D. 600–900

Ceramic with pigment

16.193 cm (6 3/8 in.)
Gift of Peter David Joralemon, B.A. 1969, M.Phil. 1974
2018.12.3
Geography: 
Made in Oaxaca, Mexico
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Mexico, Oaxaca, Zapotec culture
Period: 
Classic period
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Ex Collection: Lorin Nelson, purchased from The Lands Beyond,; New York, Acquired from Arte Primitivo, Nw York, 6/6/06, Lot 77.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2017–June 30, 2018,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2018.pdf (accessed December 1, 2018).

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.