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Maker: Unknown

Low Bowl

1500–1300 B.C.

Ceramic with black slip and traces of red

5.7 × 12.7 cm (2 1/4 × 5 in.)
Gift in memory of Michael D. Coe, professor and mentor at Yale and lifelong friend
2020.27.1
Geography: 
Guatemala
or geography Mexico
Culture: 
Guatemala or Mexico, Olmec
Period: 
Early Formative
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Ex Collection: Jay C. Leff, Uniontown, PA 1965
James Economos, Scottsdale, AZ; Peter G. Wray, Scottsdale, AZ; Richard Manoogian, Detroit, MI.
Acquired from Sotheby's New York, 12/10/90, Lot 352.

Bibliography: 

Michael D. Coe, The Jaguar’s Children: Pre-Classic Central Mexico (Greenwich, Conn.: Museum of Primitive Art, 1965), 31, no. 29.

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